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Documents at Birmingham City Archives relating to Badsey people and places

Birmingham City Archives holds a number of documents relating to people and places in Badsey and Aldington.  Detailed below are extracts from the documents of interest.  The number relates to the Birmingham City Archives reference number.

359333 - 31st August 1806, Miss Seward to Mr Thomas Holyoake and his Trustee, Feoffment of a cottage and garden at Badsey in the county of Worcester

Indenture made 31st August 1806 between Susanna Seward of Evesham, spinster of the first part, Thomas Holyoake of Badsey, labourer of the second part and Joseph Jones of Badsey, yeoman, of the third part, Richard Smart of Bengworth, gentleman of the fourth part

In consideration of the sum of £45 Susanna Seward paid by Thomas Holyoak and also in consideration of the sum of 5 shillings to Susanna Seward at the same time paid by Joseph Jones sold to Joseph Jones and Thomas Holyoake All that messuage cottage or tenement and garden situate and being in Badsey formerly in the occupation of James Minett but now of Thomas Holyoake

Susanna Seward appointed Richard Smart her new lawful attorney for her and in her name place and stead to enter into the said messuage cottage or tenement and premises

359334 - 24th March 1825, Mr John Sansome by the direction of Mr Joseph Jones, to Mr Thomas Fisher

Indenture made 1824 between John Sansome of Great and Little Hampton, gentleman of the first part, Joseph Jones of Badsey, gentleman and Elizabeth his wife of the second part, Thomas fisher of Childswickham, Glos, gentleman, of the third part

Whereas by an Indenture of Demise by way of mortgage bearing date 16th May 1813 made between Joseph Jones and Elizabeth his wife of the first part, Richard Smart of Evesham, gentleman of the second part, the said John Sansome of the third part, and Frederick Phelps of Evesham, gentleman of the fourth part

After reciting that the said Joseph Jones and Elizabeth his wife did pay or ? in the 50th year of the reign of his late Majesty King George III in ? form of Law, Levy and acknowledge in his Majesty’s Court of Common Plea at Westminster before the ? of the same Court One Fine sur conveyance de droit with proclamation according to the statute …..? unto the said ? by and upon ? other hereditaments All that messuage or tenement with the barns, stables and other outbuildings, garden and orchard thereunto belonging and also all other several pieces or parcels of inclosed land or ground situate in Badsey and also all those several pieces or parcels, sellions or rudges of land situate lying and being in the open and common fields of Badsey and thereinafter particularly mentioned and described thereinafter granted demised or intended containing in the whole 80a or thereabouts by the description of the messuage or cottage three barns, two stables 100 acres of land, 50 acres of meadow, 50 acres of pasture with the appurtenances in Badsey and Bretforton and reciting that no ? had been declared

It is witnessed that in consideration of the sum of £1600 paid to Joseph Jones by John Sansome.  Joseph Jones did demise grant bargain and sell to John Sansome:

  • All that messuage or tenement with the two barns, stable and other outbuildings, garden and orchard thereunto belonging
  • All that close or inclosed ground of pasture land called the Clay Brook Close containing 5a 0r 3p and also
  • All that little close of pasture land called the Sand close with the Stone Pippin Orchard adjoining containing 5a 3r 38p
  • All that piece of ground called the New Piece some time since inclosed with a fence and planted with fruit trees but formerly belonging to the common fields of Badsey containing 5 acres and also all that piece or parcel of land called Hancocks Close containing 5a 0r 27p all which said premises are situate in Badsey
  • All those several pieces or parcels sellions or rudges of arable, meadow and pasture land situate lying and being dispersed in the open and common fields of Badsey containing by estimation 80 acres all which premises were then in the tenure or occupation of Joseph Jones and were bought and purchased by him with a certain cottage or tenement called Pritchetts House, a Smith’s Shop? And an Orchard or small piece of ground being converted into a garden and since sold to Mr Piercy Jones and a close called Netherfield Close since sold to Elizabeth Ballard of and from Miss Rebecca Robarts
  • And also all and singular all and every or any allotment or allotment exchange or exchanges of land set out and allotted or awarded and exchanged or intended to be as in the Enclosure Act of Parliament

To hold the same messuage or tenement, close, piece or parcels of land and premises or appurtenances to John Sansome subject to a proviso for redemption of £1600 with interest

And whereas John Sansome hath applied to Joseph Jones to discharge the same but he being at present unable so to do, that solicited Thomas Fisher to advance and lend him the same

359335 - April 1826, Mr William Ballard to the Reverend H Portman Cooper and his trustee, release of two closes of land at Badsey in the county of Worcester

Indenture made 11th April 1826 between William Ballard of Badsey, yeoman, eldest son and heir at law of William Ballard late of the same place and who died intestate of the first part, Elizabeth Ballard of the same place, widow and relict of the said William Ballard of the second part, Timothy Care of Birmlingham, Worcs, yeoman of the third part, the Rev Henry Portmore Cooper of Evesham, Clerk, of the fourth part, and Jonah Thompson of Evesham, gentleman, of the fifth part

Whereas by Indentures of lease and release bearing date 28th and 29th days of March 1798 between John Wilson of Badsey, gentleman of the one part and the said William Ballard of the other part (in consideration of the sum of £150), All that close, piece or parcel of pasture land called Netherfield Close containing 2 acres and a half

And whereas by Indentures of lease and release bearing date 24th and 25th March 1813 between Joseph Jones and Elizabeth his wife and the said William Ballard of the second part and Richard Smith of the third part (in consideration of the sum of £315), All that close or inclosed ground of pasture land called the Netherfield Close containing 3a 2r 10p

And whereas by Indenture of demise by way of mortgage bearing date 7th November 1814 and made between William Ballard of the first part, Elizabeth Ballard of the second part and William Law Phelps of Evesham of the third part, the closes, pieces or parcels of land or ground hereinbefore referred to and hereinafter described with the appurtenances were (in consideration of £400 by the said William Law Phelps to the said William Ballard and Elizabeth Ballard paid therein, with a proviso of redemption

And whereas by an Indenture of Assignment bearing date 6th April 1815 made between William Law Phelps of the one part and Timothy Care of the other part (in consideration of £400) the closes, pieces or parcels of land or ground were assigned over to Timothy Care

Indenture of Assignment, 19th April 1822, between Timothy Care and H P Cooper, assigned to Cooper

William Ballard and Elizabeth Ballard contracted and agreed with H P Cooper for the absolute sale to him of the said closes

Cooper paid £200 to Care

All that close, piece or parcel of pasture ground called or known by the name of the Netherfield Close containing 2a 2r 0p being formerly the estate of the said William Ballard deceased and also all that other close, piece or parcel of arable land also called Netherfield Close adjoining the said last mentioned close containing 3a 2r 11p and formerly bought and purchased by the said William Ballard from the said Joseph Jones which said two closes, pieces or parcels of land were formerly divided and are now in one close situate in Badsey and in the respective occupation of James Harris and John Allchurch as tenants bounded on the east side by land belonging to Mr Edward Wilson and on the west side by a lane leading from Badsey to South Littleton and Offenham

361760 - Abstract of the Title of the Reverend M R Bartholomew to an estate in Badsey and Aldington in the county of Worcester

28th Dec – 30 Charles II (1678?), Indenture of Settlement tripartite between Samuel Mince? Of Stow on the Wold, Glos, Mercer, younger son of William Mence of the same place, mercer, Samuel Gardner of Evesham, hosier and John Venfield of Bourton on the Water, Glos of the first part, Ann Jordan of Burford in the county of Oxford, spinster of the second part, John Thorpe of Burford aforesaid Clerk and Paul Silvester of the same place, clothier of the third part

It is witnesseth that Samuel Mence in consideration of a marriage to be solemnized between Samuel Mence and Ann Jordan and in consideration that Ann Jordan by Indentures of lease and release bearing date equal with the now abstracting indenture had conveyed and settled the moiety of certain hereditaments in the Indenture of Release And for other considerations did grant and release the said Samuel Gardner and John Venfield at the request of Samuel Mence did release and confirm unto John Thorpe and Paul Silvester

  • All those two messuages or tenements and three yard lands and one half yard land with their appurtenances situate in Badsey and Aldington then occupied by William Townsend and Hannah his wife and of Samuel Mence or his assigns
  • All those four tenements or cottages with their appurtenances situate in Badsey and Aldington then lately occupied by John Badsey, Ferdinando Green and others and all houses are in the now abstracting Indenture to have been theretofore the estate of William Grove deceased

and by the said Samuel Mence, Ann his then late wife deceased sole daughter of heir of William Grove were by an Indenture of 1st April 27 Charles II and a fine levied in pursuance thereof were conveyed by William Mence and Ann his wife among other hereditaments unto Samuel Gardner and John Venfield to the use of the body of Samuel Mence, Ann his wife

To hold the same unto John Thorpe and Paul Silvester ….

  • 31st March, 1st April 1725 – Indentures of Lease and Release between William Mence of the parish of Edworth, Beds, Clerk, of the first part, Zacheus Freeman of Cliffords Inn Lane, City of London, gentleman, of the second part, Thomas Hayward of the same place gentleman of the third part, Witnesseth that William Mence sold to Zacheus Freeman, All the aforesaid premises with their appurtenances and all houses, To hold unto the said Zacheus Freeman and his assigns
  • Easter Term 7, George ? 1721 – Exemplification of a Recovery – wherein Thomas Hayward was demanding said Zacheus Freeman tenant and said William Mence ? of four messuages, five gardens, 200 acres of land, 100 acres of meadow, 100 acres of pasture and common of pasture for all and all manner of cattle with the appurtenances in Badsey and Aldington.
  • 18th Dec 1756 – Probate of the will of William Mence whereby he gave and devised All and singular his messuages, lands, tenements, fisheries and hereditaments with their appurtenances situate at Badsey and Little Barrington, Glos to the ? of the body of his brother, Jordan Mince, his nephew Joseph Read, proved in the Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury
  • 1st and 2nd Nov 1757 –Indentures of Lease and Release, the release tripartite made between Jordan Mence of the first part, Thomas Perkins of Clements Inn in the county of Middlesex, gentleman of the second part, and John Hunter of Pershore, mercer, of the third part, It is witnesseth that all estates of Jordan Mince in Badsey devised to him by William Mence and for settling the same premises to the used in the now abstracting Indenture of release, in consideration of 10 shillings to Jordan Mince by Thomas Perkins, Jordan Mince did grant release unto Thomas Perkins, All the aforesaid hereditaments and premises situate in Badsey aforesaid and in the fields and commonable places, all which said hereditaments were then occupied by Robert Mason as tenant and all other hereditaments of Jordan Mince (or Vince?) in Badsey, To hold unto Thomas Perkins to the intent that he might become a perfect tenant of the freehold of the premises so that a good conversion, recovery might be suffered of the same premises as of the three? Next Michaelmas Term wherein the said John Hunter was to be demanded the said Thomas Perkins tenant and the said Jordan Mince voucher
  • Michaelmas Term, 31 George II – An exemplification of a recovery wherein the said John Hunter was demanded the said Thomas Perkins tenant and the said Jordan Mince vouchee of 4 messuages, 5 gardens, 200 acres of land, 100 acres of meadow, 100 acres of pasture and common of pasture for all and all manner of cattle with the appurtenances in Badsey and Aldington
  • 12th Feb 1759 – Indenture tripartite between Henry Middleton of Richmond, Surrey, gentleman and Catherine his wife, late Catherine Mince, the widow and relict of the said William Mence deceased of the first part, the said Jordan Mence of the second part, and John Grayhurst of Cirencester, Glos, of the third part

After reciting that William Mence was in his lifetime seized in his demesne as of fee and among other hereditaments of and in one messuage or tenement and divers parcels of land in Badsey and Aldington then occupied by Robert Mason and of other cottages in Badsey of which said premises the said William Mence died seized on or about 10th December 1756 upon whose decease the said Catherine became entitled (that she and the said Henry Middleton her husband in her right were or one of them then was entitled to dower or thirds in right of the said Catherine out of all the said premises for the natural life of her the said Catherine and that being so entitle he the said Jordan Mince had purchased of him the said all the state, profit of dower of her the said Catherine right title interest, claim and demand whatever of them the said Henry Middleton and Catherine his wife of to the aforesaid premises for the sum of £315 And that the said Henry Middleton and agreed that he with the said Catherine his wife should and would well and sufficiently convey and assure unto the said Jordan Mence, Witnessed that in consideration of £315 paid by Jordan Mince that Henry and Catherine Middleton would, before the end of the then present Hilary or the then next Easter Term acknowledge and levy in due form two or some fine sur conveyance de droit and with proclamation unto the said John Grayhurst one of … hereditaments in Gloucestershire and the other of the said hereditaments and premises in Badsey and Aldington.

  • Hilary Term 32 George II (1759?)- Chyrograph of Fine – John Grayhurst Esq, Jordan Mince gentleman and Henry Middleton and Catherine his wife, deforciants of 4 messuages, 5 gardens, 200 acres of land, 100 acres of meadow, 100 acres of pasture and common of pasture for all manner fo cattle with the appurtenances in Badsey and Aldington in the county of Worcester

THAT’S THE END – NO MENTION OF MOSES BARTHOLOMEW

361761 - 3rd April 1787, Mr Valentine Knight to Mr Charles Welch, Mortgage of a messuage and gardens in Badsey to secure £- and interest

Indenture made 3rd April 1787 between Valentine Knight of Badsey, carpenter, grandson and heir in tail of Samuel Knight late of the same place and Ann his wife, both deceased, and Elizabeth, wife of the said Valentine Knight of the first part, Charles Welch of Evesham, gentleman, of the second part, and George Evans of the same place, butcher, of the third part

For the sum of £30, Valentine Knight borrowed from Charles Welch, for:

All that messuage or tenement with the two gardens thereunto adjoining and belonging of him the said Valentine Knight situate lying and being in Badsey aforesaid and now in the tenure or occupation of the said Valentine Knight which said messuage and gardens have the land of Henry Seward on the one side and the land of Joseph Robarts Esquire and his wife on the other

361762 - Indenture made 24th October 1788 between Samuel Rickards of Evesham, weaver, devisee named in the will of Esther Brain, the wife of John Brain of Badsey, weaver, of the one part, and James Etheridge of Whaddon, Glos, gentleman, of the other part

Witnesseth that in consideration of the sum of 5 shillings paid by James Etheridge, Samuel Richards hath granted bargained and sold All (as in the Release ending with the words Rev and Rev) to have and to hold the said messuage or tenement, garden, orchard, hereditaments and all and singular other the premises herein before mentioned

361763 - 24th and 25th October 1788, Mr Samuel Rickards to Mr James Etheridge, Mortgage in fee of a messuage, gardens and orchard at Badsey

Indenture made 25th October 1788 between Samuel Rickards of Evesham, weaver, devisee named in the will of Esther Brain, the wife of John Brain of Badsey, weaver, of the one part, and James Etheridge of Whaddon, Glos, gentleman, of the other part

Wheareas by Indentures of Lease and Release bearing date 2nd and 3d Feb 1772 the release being tripartite and made between John Brain of Dorsington, Glos, yeoman, of the first part, Esther Brain by her name and deverfit? of Esther Beesley of Badsey, Worcester, widow, of the second part, and Charles Welch of Evesham, gentleman and John Rickards of Saintbury, Glos, yeoman, of the third part

Reciting that a marriage was intended to be solemnised between John Brain and Esther Beesley and that Esther Beesley was seized in fee simple of a certain messuage, outbuildings, orchard and gardens in Badsey.  In consideration of the marriage, did grant and release to Charles Welch and John Rickards, All that messuage or tenement with the garden, orchard, outbuildings thereunto adjoining and other the appurtenances thereunto belonging situate lying and being in Badsey then occupied by Esther Beesley

To hold unto Charles Welch, John Richards their heirs upon trust for the use of Esther Beesley her heirs until the marriage take effect

Esther Brain died but before she died she made her will bearing date 22nd Sep 1785, whereby, by virtue and in pursuance of the power and authority given did give devise direct limit the messuage etc to her husband John Brain for and during the term of his natural life and from after his decease the testatrix gave to her nephew Samuel Rickards.  Will proved at Canterbury.  Samuel Rickards had occasion to borrow £54 which James Etheridge agreed to advance him.

Samuel and his wife Mary

Sum of £54

Witnesseth that in consideration of the sum of 5 shillings paid by James Etheridge, Samuel Richards hath granted bargained and sold All (as in the Release ending with the words Rev and Rev) to have and to hold the said messuage or tenement, garden, orchard, hereditaments and all and singular other the premises herein before mentioned

361764 - Indenture 13th November 1790 between John Darrill of Badsey, Worcs, yeoman of the first part, Thomas Blayney of Evesham, gentleman and trustee named by and on the part and behalf of John Darrill of the second part and John Wilks of Coughton, Warks, Gentleman, of the third part

Witnesseth that in consideration of the sum of 5 shillings paid by John Wilks John Darrill hath granted bargained and sold All (as in the release) to have and to hold the messuage or tenements, closes inclosures lands meadow ground farm tenement hereditaments and all and singular other the premises herein before mentioned

361765 - 13th and 14th November 1790, Mr John Darrill and his wife and Mr Thomas Blayney to Mr John Wilks, Mortgage in free of messuage land at Aldington and Badsey to secure £1600 and interest and Mr John Purser by the direction of the before named partner to Mr John Morgan, assignment for term of 1000 years in part of said premises in trust for Mr Wilks

Indenture of five parts made 14th November 1790 between John Purser of Mickleton, Glos, Gentleman, of the first part, John Darrill of Badsey, Worcs, yeoman, and Mary his wife the only sister and heir at law and also devisee named in the last will and testament of Joseph Jones late of Badsey yeoman deceased who was one of the nephews and one of the devisees named in the last will and testament of John Jones late of Badsey yeoman deceased who was one of the nephews and devisees named in the last will and testament of Francis Grove late of Badsey aforesaid, gentleman, deceased of the second part , Thomas Blayney of Evesham, gentleman and trustee named by and on the part and behalf of John Darrill of the third part and John Wilks of Coughton, Warks, Gentleman, of the fourth part, and John Morgan the younger of Coughton, gentleman and trustee named on behalf of John Wilks of the fifth part

  • Whereas by an Indenture of Mortgage bearing date 18th September 1763 and made between Mary, now wife of John Darrill, by her then name of Mary Bushell, widow of the one part, and Jonathan Bishop late of Badsey, since deceased of the other part, the said Mary Bushell in consideration of £300 paid by Jonathan Bishop did demise and grant to Jonathan Bishop All that messuage or tenement of her the said Mary Bushell situate lying and being in Badsey wherein the said Mary Bushell did then inhabit and dwell and wherein the said Francis Grove and John Jones did in their respective lifetimes and to the time of their respective deceases inhabit dwell and also all and singular closes inclosures grounds arable lands meadows leasows pastures and feedings whatsoever to their messuage or tenement belonging and therewith held used and enjoyed and then in the occupation of Mary Bushell situate lying and being in Badsey and in the common fields meadows commonable places and territories thereof and which said farm had theretofore been the estate and inheritance of the said Francis Grove deceased and was by him given and devised by his will to the said John Jones deceased and his heirs and was by the said John Jones devised by his will to the said Joseph Jones and his heirs and was by the said Joseph Jones given devised by his will to the said Mary Bushell now wife of John Darrill and her heirs forever together with their and every of their appurtenances and also all and singular other messuages lands tenements hereditaments whatsoever of her the said Mary Bushell in Badsey To hold the same unto Jonathan Bishop of the sum of £300
  • 14th March 1769 – Indenture of Assignment and made between Francis Holland of Wickhamford, yeoman and Thomas Roper of Evesham, Maltster, executors named in the will of Jonathan Bishop, of the first part, John Darrill (by the name of John Dorrell) and Mary his wife of the second part and Francis Jones of Winterbourn in the county of Glos, Gent, of the third part, reciting, witnessed that in consideration of £300 to the said Francis Holland and Thomas Roper paid by Francis Jones at the request of John and Mary Darrill did assign unto Francis Jones, All the aforesaid messuage etc
  • 2nd Feb 1787 – Indenture of Assignment of four parts between Francis Jones of the first part, John Darrill and Mary his wife of the second part, John Purser of the third part and Richard Baldwin of Bretforton, gentleman, since deceased of the fourth part, in consideration of £105 paid to Francis Jones by John Purser by the direction of John and Mary Darrill, and in consideration of £195 paid to John and Mary Darrill, the said Francis Jones by the direction of John and Mary Darrill did assign unto John Purse All the messuage etc
  • Default was made in payment of the sum of £300, John Wilks, at the request of John and Mary Darrill agreed to advance the money to John Purse and to lend John and Mary the further sum of £1300making a total of £1600, agreed to grant and release the hereditament comprised in the herein before recited Indentures and the other hereditaments and premises herein after granted and released or so intended situate in Aldington in the parish of Badsey unto John Wilks
  • Now this Indenture witnesseth that in consideration of the sum of £300 and the further sum of £1300, John and Mary Darrill did grant bargain sell alien release unto John Wilks in consideration of 5 shillings, All that the aforesaid messuage or tenement of them the said John Darrill and Mary his wife situate lying and being in Badsey aforesaid and now in their occupation and also all and singular the aforesaid close inclosoures grounds arable lands meadows leasow pastures and feedings whatsoever to the said messuage or tenement belonging and therewith held used and enjoyed and now also occupied by them situate lying and being in Badsey and in the common fields meadows commonable places or territories therof And all other the messuages leasows tenements and hereditaments whatosover of them the said John Darrill and Mary his wife situate in Badsey and by Joseph Jones given and devised by him in his will to Mary Darrill, And in consideration of the sum of 10 shillings had granted sold etc by virtue of a bargain and sale to him thereof made by them John Darrill and Thomas Blayney in consideration of 5 shillings to them paid by Jon Wilks, All that messuage or tenement and farm situate lying and being at Aldington in the parish of Badsey and consisting of a dwelling house, two bars, a Dovehouse Yard and orchard containing 3.0.3 and of several pieces or parcels of arable land situate and being in the common fields of Aldington and containing 70 acres or thereabout with common of pasture for 60 sheep, 6 horses and 3 cows in the commonable places of Aldington, and also all those several other pieces or parcels of arable meadow pasture land lying in the common fields of Aldington and containing together 25 acres or thereabouts (Part of which said premises was heretofore called 2 Yard Land and was purchased by George Gardner of Evesham, gentleman, of Thomas Dark the Elder and Thomas Dark the younger in the year 1700 and other part of the said premises … a yard land was purchased by the said George Gardner from Thomas Grove and William Grove and ann his wife in the year 1712) and now in the occupation of Edward Darrill (father of John Darrill), all lately purchased by John Darrill from James Clitherow of Boston House in the county of Middx Esq surviving devisee in trust and executor named in the will of the Reverend Edward Bourchier the elder late of the town of Hertford, Clerk, deceased
  • 11th and 12th November 1790 – Indentures of lease and Release between James Clitherow of the one part and John Darrill and Thomas Blayney of the other part and the release between James Clitherow of the first part, Charles Bourchier of Sandridge Lodge in the county of Hertford, Esq, eldest surviving son of one of the four remaining legatees named in the will of the said Edward Bourchier the elder deceased, John Bourchier of Ipswich, Suffolk, Esq, captain in his Majesty’s Navy, the youngest son and another of the four residuary Legatees named in the will of ? Bourchier the elder, Catherine Bourchier of Baddow, Essex, widow, who with the said Jon Bourchier are executor and executrix and trustees named in the will of the Rev Edward Bourchier the younger, late of Bretford, Herts, who was the eldest son and heir and also another of the four residuary legatees named in the will of ? Bourchier the elder, and the Rev William Lloyd, Clerk, Preacher of the Charterhouse, London and Elizabeth his wife, one of the daughters and also another of the four residuary legatees named in the will of ? Bourchier the elder of the second part, and John Darrill and Thomas Blayney of the third part, granted and released to the use of John Darrill and Thomas Blayney their heirs for ever nevertheless as to the estate of the said Thomas Blayney and his heirs In trust for John Darrill for ever to be disposed of and conveyed from time to time, To have and to hold the said messuage, farm lands, tenements hereditaments and all and singular other the premises herein before mentioned unto John Wilks, This Indenture witnesseth further that for and in consideration of the sum of £300 paid to John Purser by John Wilks at the request of John and Mary Darrill

LOTS MORE, 26 PAGES BUT JUST SEEMS TO BE REPETITION

361766 - 1791, Mr Thoms Morris and his wife to Mr Benjamin Smith, Draft Mortgage of a Messuage and garden in Badsey to secure £30 and interest, with a covenant to levy a fine to Mr John Smith to corroborate the mortgagee

Indenture tripartite made 31st Geo III 1791 between Thomas Morris of Badsey, labourer and Sarah his wife of the first part, Benjamin Smith of the same place, miller, of the second part, and John Smith of Evesham, miller, of the third part

Witnesseth that for and in consideration of the sum of £30 paid to Thomas and Sarah Morris by Benjamin Smith, Thomas and Sarah Morris acquitted, released and discharged to Benjamin Smith, All that messuage or tenement with the garden and appurtenances thereunto belonging situate lying and being in Badsey now in the possession of the said Thomas Morris and also all other messuages lands tenements and whatsoever of them in Badsey, to have and to hold unto Benjamin Smith.  Thomas Morris and Sarah his wife shall and will before the end of Easter Term next ansuing the date hereof or in some subsequent or succeeding term acknowledge and levy before his Majesty’s Justices of the Court of Common Pleas at Westminster one fine Sur conusance de droit come as to whereupon proclamations shall and may be held and made according to the form of the statue in that case made and provided and the usual course of fine for assurance of land unto the said John Smith and his heirs of the said Messuage or tenement garden hereditaments and other premises

361767 - Indenture made 3rd Feb Geo III 1792 between Elizabeth Stephens of Offenham, spinster, one of the two daughters of Richard Stephens late of the same place, yeoman deceased who was a devisee in fee of the entire hereditaments a moiety whom of is hereby bargained and sold, named in the last will and testament of William Godfrey late of the same place, yeoman, also deceased of the one part, and John Jones of the same place, son of Piercy Jones of the other part

Witnesseth that for and in consideration of the sum of 5 shillings paid by John Jones to Elizabeth Stephens, Elizabeth Stephens hath granted bargained and sold, All (as in the release), to have and to hold the said equal undivided moiety half part or share the whole into two equal part or shares to be divided of and in thesaid several pieces and parcels of land, hereditaments and all and singular and other the premises herein before mentioned to be sold to John Jones.

361768 - 3rd and 4th February 1792, Miss E Stephens to Mr Piercy Jones and his Trustee, Draft release conveyance of a moiety or half part of land and hereditaments in the parish of Badsey

Indenture of three parts made 4th Feb Geo III 1792 between Elizabeth Stephens of Offenham, spinster, one of the two daughters and co-heiress of Richard Stephens late of the same place, yeoman deceased who was a devisee in fee of the entire hereditaments (a moiety of which is herein after mentioned and intended to be hereby granted and released), named in the last will and testament of William Godfrey late of the same place, yeoman, also deceased of the one part, and John Jones of the same place, and Piercy Jones of Badsey of the other part

8th June 1753 – By Indenture of Mortgage made between William Godfrey the elder and William Godfrey the younger, both of Badsey, yeomen, since deceased of the one part and Bridget Laugher of the other part, William Godfrey the elder and William Godfrey the younger did demise and grant unto Bridget Laugher, All those 12 acres of arable land more or less with the appurtenances situate lying and being dispersedly in the several common fields of Badsey and also one half of a certain close in Badsey called Sand Close being that part which is next Powells Green and all other the lands tenements hereditaments of them William Godfrey the elder and William Godfrey the younger with their appurtenances in Badsey to hold the same unto Bridget Laugher at the yearly rent of a peppercorn

And whereas the said tenements and premises by virtue of several mortgages and assigns of the same, Thomas Cotterell of Badsey, yeoman, sum of £84, redemption of William Godrey the younger, the father William Godfrey the elder being dead and his son being his heir

3rd April 1768 – Indenture made between Thomas Cotterell of the first part, William Godfrey, the son of the second part and Piercy Jones of the third part, in consideration of the sum o £88 paid by Piercy Jones at the request of William Godfrey, the said Thomas Cottrell did assign and set over and the said William Godfrey in consideration of the sum of £4 did grant unto Piercy Jones, All the aforesaid several parcels of arable land, the half of the said close called Sand Close and all and singular the hereditaments

William Godfrey the son departed this life some time since but made his will dated 9th May 1769 and thereby devised his hereditaments unto Richard Stephens and his heirs

Richard Stephens departed this life some time since without having disposed of the hereditaments, they descended unto the said Elizabeth Stephens and Mary the wife of Thomas Smith of Offenham, yeoman, his two daughters

And whereas there is now due and owing to Piercy Jones upon security of the said Indenture of April 1768, Piercy Jones hat contracted and agreed with Elizabeth Stephens for the absolute purchases of the equal undivided moiety at the sum of £150 out of which purchase money it has been agreed that the sum of £47, being an equal oiety of money due to Piercy Jones shall be deducted and retained by him and that the other moiety of the sum of £95 shall remain secured to the said Piercy Jones on the Mary Smith’s half part or share of the land and hereditaments

Now this Indenture witnesseth that for and in consideration of the sum of £47.10 being a moiety or equal half part of the sum of £95 owing to Piercy Jones on security of the Indenture of 1768 and for and in consideration of the further sum of £102.10.0 (making £150) paid to Elizabeth Stephens.  Elizabeth Stephens hath granted bargained sold unto John Jones (in his actual possession now being by virtue of a bargain and sale to him thereof made by the said Elizabeth Stephens in consideration of 5 shillings to her paid by the said John Jones), All that one equal undivided moiety half part or share (the whole into two equal parts or shares to be divided) of an in All those the aforesaid 12 acres of arable land lying and being dispersedly in the several common fields of Badsey, that is to say:

  • In Adshill Field, one short land shooting into Fordraught’s Way having land late of Robert Mason north and John Grove south, one land at the top of Adshill having land now or late of Edward Wilson south, one shooting into Church Headland having land now or late of John Head Esq east and Thomas Bird west
  • In Foxhill Field on sarndell shooting into Paines Headland having land late of Henry Seward north and Edward Wilson south, one short? Ley at the upper end of Foxhill Dean having the Poors Land east and land now or late of Sam Wilson west, two lands shooting into the black ground having land late of Mr Seward north and Thomas Izard south
  • In Meerdon Field, one acre upon Bowers Hill next to the highway having land now or late of Mr Fisher north, one land shooting in Meerdon having land then of Edward Wilson east and Mr Bird west, one land shooting into Mr Mence’s headland having land now or late of Mr Mence east and Mr Grove west
  • In Bully Broke Field, one land shooting into Bully Brooke having land late of Robert Mason east and Mr Seward west and one land in Bryar Croft having land late of Thomas Cotterell east and Thomas Bird west and of and one half of the aforesaid close called Sand Close and all other lands tenements and hereditaments, part and part, share and shares of the said Elizabeth Stephens in Badsey which descended to her upon the death of Richard Stephens her late father

361769 - Indenture made 12th July 1793 between Mary Fisher, spinster, and Jane Frances Sweet, the two daughters, co-heirs and only surviving children of Mary Fisher deceased (late Mary Johnson), the wife of Thomas Fisher, and also a devisee named in the last will and testament of John Baddington, apothecary, also deceased, of the one part and Edward Savage of Cropthorn, yeoman of the other part

Witnesseth that in consideration of the sum of 5 shillings paid to Mary Fisher and Jane Frances Sweet by Edward Savage, they each agreed to bargain and sell to Edward Savage, All (as the release), to have and to hold the messuage or tenement, buildings, garden, orchard, closes or inclosed ground, land, hereditaments and all and singular other the premises herein before mentioned)

361770 - Copy of 361769

361771 - 13th July 1793, Miss M Fisher and Mrs J F Sweet to Mr Edward Savage, Draft Least and Release of a Messuage and Land at Badsey

Indenture made 13th July 1793 between Mary Fisher of Love Lane, Stockwell, Surrey, spinster, and Jane Frances Sweet (late Jane Frances Fisher) of the same place widow, the two daughters, co-heirs and only surviving children of Mary Fisher deceased (late Mary Johnson), the wife of Thomas Fisher late of the parish of St John the Evangelist within the liberty of Westminster, Middx, gentleman, also deceased, and also a devisee named in the last will and testament of John Bodington, late of Ratcliffe in the parish of St Dunstan, Stepney also Stebonheath, Middx and citizen and apothecary of London, also deceased, of the one part and Edward Savage of Cropthorne, yeoman of the other part

Witnesseth that in consideration of the sum of £780, Mary Fisher and Jane Frances Sweet sold to Edward Savage

  • All that messuage or tenement with the barn stable and other buildings yards garden and orchard thereunto belonging containing 1.0.12
  • Three several closes or inclosed grounds of meadow and pasture land called or known by the several names of Hither neither close, Farther neither close and Condercup Meadow containing 5.3.31, 4.0.8 and 3.0.22 situate in Badsey and now in the occupation of William Smith as tenant
  • And also all those several pieces or parcels selions or rudges or arable meadows and pasture land lying in the open and common fields liberties territories precincts and parish of Badsey also occupied by the said William Smith as tenant thereof and herein particularly described:
  • Two lands shooting on Broadway Leys containing 1.0.27 and 1.2.1
  • Three lands lying in Condercup Ground Furlong containing 0.1.10, 0.1.36 and 0.1.18
  • Two lands in Moor Furlong containing 0.1.37 and 0.1.19
  • Two lands near Pitchness Lane containing 0.1.4 and 0.1.11
  • One land in Townside Furlong 0.1.35
  • One land in Salters Street Furlong 0.2.5
  • One land in Lipads? Hill? Furlong 0.1.24
  • One land in Lower Street Furlong 0.3.1
  • Three lands in Snighton’s Dean Furlong 1.1.5, 0.2.27 and 0.1.17
  • Three lands in Fallow Furlong 0.1.12, 0.1.7 and 0.3.22
  • One land in Portway Furlong 0.3.1
  • Two lands in Church Headland Furlong 0.3.19 and 0.2.39
  • Two lands in Pains Headland Furlong 1.0.11 and 1.3.22
  • One land shooting out of the last described land 0.2.5
  • One land in Foxendean Furlong 0.2.5
  • Two lands in Red Ground Furlong 0.2.32 and 0.1.20
  • One land at the top of Nether Bean’s Hill Furlong 1.1.2
  • Two lands in Nether Bean’s Hill Furlong 1.2.33 and 0.3.16
  • Four lands in Farther Bean’s Hill Furlong 1.1.32, 0.2.10. 1.2.0 and 0.2.8
  • Two lands shooting on Campden Way 0.1.6 and 0.1.18
  • One land shooting on Badsey Common 0.3.3
  • One land shooting on Bretforton Field 0.2.1
  • One other land shooting on Willersey Field 0.2.13
  • And all other the messuages lands tenements and hereditaments of Mary Fisher and Jane Frances Sweet situate in Badsey which were heretofore the estate of John Boddington deceased and which by his last will and testament devised to Joseph Green, R Phillip and Edward Baldwin upon the several trusts in the will mentioned

361773 - 13th July 1793, Miss M Fisher and Mrs J F Sweet to Mr Edward Savage, Draft Deed of Covenant for producing deeds and writings

NOTHING TO ADD

361774 - Repeat of 361773

362789 - Indenture made 27th December 1803

Indenture made 27th December 1803 between Sir Edward Winnington of Stanford Court in the county of Worcester, baronet, and the Rev Richard Francis Onslow, Clerk, Vicar of Kidderminster, of the first part, the Right Honourable Thomas Lord Foley, Baron of Kidderminster only surviving son and heir of the Right Honourable Thomas late Lord Foley deceased and grandson and heir of the Right Honourable Thomas Lord Foley also deceased of the second part, the HonourableAndrew Foley of Haseley Court in the County of Oxford and of Newport in the County of Hereford, surviving Trustee of a term of 99 years created by the will of the said Thomas Lord Foley the grandfather who was father to the said Andrew Foley of the third part, John Procter of Evesham in the county of Worcester, baker of the fourth part and William Law Phelps of Evesham, Gentleman, of the fifth part

Whereas by Indenture of Bargain and sale of four parts bearing date 22nd January 1802 duly inrolled in His Majesty’s Court of Commons Pleas at Westminster Hilary Term 1802 and made between Thomas Lord Foley part hereto of the first part, John Makepeace of Grays Inn in the county of Middlesex, Gentleman of the second part, Darcy Tancred of Lincolns Inn, Middx, Gentleman of the third part and Sir Edward Winnington and Richard Francis Onslow of the fourth part, All that the Manor or Lordship of Aldington otherwise Aunton

John Procter agreed with Sir Edward Winnington and Richard Francis Onslow for the absolute purchase of the fee simple and inheritance for £760, All that close or inclosed ground, piece or parcel of arable and pasture land called or known by the name of Seaneys Ground containing 18.3.28 being part of the aforesaid farm called Aldington Farm in the occupation of Edward Laugher

362790 - Indenture between John Darke of Alston, Worcs, yeoman, and Johan his wife of the first part, Thomas Yarnton alias Yardington of Sudely, Glos, yeoman, and William Beale of Stoke Orchard, Glos, yeoman, of the second part, and Richard Darke eldest son of the said John Darke, and Margaret his wife of the third part.

NOT RELEVANT BUT INTERESTING THAT YARNTON IS ALSO KNOWN AS YARDINGTON.

362794 - Indenture made 31st January 1781 between John Hunter of Evesham, mercer, and George Evans of Evesham, butcher, trustees of the real estate of Robert Mason of Badsey, yeoman, of the one part, and John Dorrell of Badsey, yeoman, of the other part

In consideration of the sum of £5 (or £50?), John Hunter and George Evans sold to John Dorrell All (as in the Release ending with the words Rev and Rev … UNFORTUNATELY, AS THIS IS A DRAFT, WE DO NOT HAVE THE DESCRIPTION, BUT IT MUST BE 9 ORCHARD WAY) to have and to hold the said close or inclosed ground hereditaments and all and singular other the premises herein before intended to be sold

362795 - Indenture made 31st January 1781 between John Hunter of Evesham, mercer, and George Evans of Evesham, butcher, trustees of the real estate of Robert Mason of Badsey, yeoman, of the one part, and Edward Cooper of Evesham, Clerk, of the other part

In consideration of the sum of £5 (or £50?) to each of them, John Hunter and George Evans sold to Edward Cooper All (as in the Release ending with the words Rev and Rev … UNFORTUNATELY, AS THIS IS A DRAFT, WE DO NOT HAVE THE DESCRIPTION) to have and to hold the said several sellions or rudges pieces or parcels of land, hereditaments and all singular other the premises herein before intended to be sold

362796 - Indenture made 31st January 1781 between John Hunter of Evesham, mercer, and George Evans of Evesham, butcher, trustees of the real estate of Robert Mason of Badsey, yeoman, of the one part, and Benjamin Smith of Badsey, miller, of the other part

In consideration of the sum of £5 (or £50 or 5 shillings?), John Hunter and George Evans sold to Benjamin Smith All (as in the Release ending with the words Rev and Rev … UNFORTUNATELY, AS THIS IS A DRAFT, WE DO NOT HAVE THE DESCRIPTION) to have and to hold the said messuage or tenement garden close or inclosed ground hereditaments and all and singular other the premises herein before intended to be sold.  Peppercorn rent.

362797 - Indenture made 31st January 1781 between John Hunter of Evesham, mercer, and George Evans of Evesham, butcher, trustees of the real estate of Robert Mason of Badsey, yeoman, of the one part, and Robert Taylor of Aldington in the parish of Badsey, yeoman, of the other part

In consideration of the sum of 5 shillings (or £5 or £50?), John Hunter and George Evans sold to Robert Taylor All (as in the Release ending with the words Rev and Rev … UNFORTUNATELY, AS THIS IS A DRAFT, WE DO NOT HAVE THE DESCRIPTION) to have and to hold the said close or inclosed ground hereditaments and all and singular other the premises herein before intended to be sold.  Peppercorn rent.

362798 - Indenture made 31st January 1781 between John Hunter of Evesham, mercer, and George Evans of Evesham, butcher, trustees of the real estate of Robert Mason of Badsey, yeoman, of the one part, and Thomas Whitaker of Pirton, Worcs, gentleman, a trustee named on the behalf of the said John Hunter, of the other part

In consideration of the sum of 5 shillings (or £5 or £50?), John Hunter and George Evans sold to Robert Taylor All (as in the Release ending with the words Rev and Rev … UNFORTUNATELY, AS THIS IS A DRAFT, WE DO NOT HAVE THE DESCRIPTION) to have and to hold the said close or inclosed ground hereditaments and all and singular other the premises herein before intended to be sold.  Peppercorn rent.

362799 - Indenture made 31st January 1781 between John Hunter of Evesham, mercer, and George Evans of Evesham, butcher, trustees of the real estate of Robert Mason of Badsey, yeoman, of the one part, and Thomas Whitaker of Pirton, Worcs, gentleman, a trustee named on the behalf of the said John Hunter, of the other part

In consideration of the sum of 5 shillings (or £5 or £50?), John Hunter and George Evans sold to Robert Taylor All (as in the Release ending with the words Rev and Rev … UNFORTUNATELY, AS THIS IS A DRAFT, WE DO NOT HAVE THE DESCRIPTION) to have and to hold the said messuage or tenement garden, orchard, part of ? Close lands tenements hereditaments and all and singular other the premises herein before intended to be sold.  Peppercorn rent.

362800 - Indenture made 1st February 1781 between John Hunter of Evesham, mercer, and George Evans of Evesham, butcher, trustees of the real estate of Robert Mason of Badsey, yeoman, of the one part, and John Dorrell of Badsey, yeoman, of the other part

Whereas by virtue of certain Indentures of lease and release bearing date 11th and 12th November 1779 and made between the said Robert Mason and Elizabeth his wife of the one part and the said John Hunter and George Evans of the other part, the said John Hunter and George Evans stand seized of an estate in fee simple (amongst other lands and hereditaments) of the close or inclosed ground with the appurtenances herein after mentioned and intended to be hereby granted and released upon trust that John Hunter and George Evans should make sale and absolutely dispose of the messuages closes lands and all other the herediatments comprised in the said Indentures of Lease and Release for the most money and best price that could b reasonably had either together or in parcels

  • Discharging the sum of £450 principal money owing from an Indenture of Assignment of three parts bearing date 15th August 1775 made between John Clements of Bengworth, barber and peruke maker, and William Barnes of the same place, Officer of Excise o the first part, the said Robert Mason and Elizabeth his wife of the second part and Samuel Wilson of the city of Gloucester, Mercer, since deceased of the third part, by which the said premises were assigned to the said Samuel Wilson his Executors for the residue of a term of 500 years.
  • And discharging the sum of £50 of principal money and the interest thereof to Charles Welch of Evesham, Gentleman, by virtue of a deed poll bearing date 7th June 1777 by which the same premises were demised by the said Robert Mason to the said Charles Welch for the term of 2000 years redeemable on payment of the sum of £50 with interest
  • And in the third place discharging the further sum of £52 15s 0d and interest to John Stanley of Snowshill in the county of Glos, Stone Mason, by virtue of another Deed Poll bearing date 19th April last past before the day of the date of Indentures now in recital by which the same premises were demised by the said Robert Mason to the said John Stanley for another term of 1000 years redeemable on payment of the last mentioned sum of £52 15s 0d.

And in the fourth place discharging the debts of the said Robert Mason mentioned in the Schedule endorsed on the back of the Indenture of Release now in recital signed by the said Robert Mason due and accruing from him to the several persons named in the schedule

And whereas the said several terms of 500 years, 2000 years and 1000 years are by Indenture of Assignment bearing equal date herewith assigned to Richard Savage of Evesham, apothecary, upon trust to attend the inheritance of such grants of the said premises as are sold for the benefit of the respective purchasers.  And as to the residue of the same premises upon trust to be assigned and disposed of

And whereas John Dorrell hath contracted to buy a close or inclosed ground in Badsey called Netherfield Close, a parcel of the premises comprised in the said recited Indentures of Lease and Release at the price of £150, All that close or inclosed ground of pasture land called or known by the name of Netherfield Close situate lying and being in the parish of Badsey in the county of Worcester containing by estimation 3 acres be the same more or less and now in the occupation of the said John Dorrell.  The premises hereby granted and released or so intended were conveyed to Robert Mason deceased, uncle of the before named Robert Mason

362801 - Indenture made 1st February 1781 between John Hunter of Evesham, mercer, and George Evans of Evesham, butcher, trustees of the real estate of Robert Mason of Badsey, yeoman, of the one part, and Edward Cooper of Evesham, Clerk, of the other part

Whereas by virtue of certain Indentures of lease and release bearing date 11th and 12th November 1779 and made between the said Robert Mason and Elizabeth his wife of the one part and the said John Hunter and George Evans of the other part, the said John Hunter and George Evans stand seized of an estate in fee simple (amongst other lands and hereditaments) of the close or inclosed ground with the appurtenances herein after mentioned and intended to be hereby granted and released upon trust that John Hunter and George Evans should make sale and absolutely dispose of the messuages closes lands and all other the hereditaments comprised in the said Indentures of Lease and Release for the most money and best price that could b reasonably had either together or in parcels

  • Discharging the sum of £450 principal money owing from an Indenture of Assignment of three parts bearing date 15th August 1775 made between John Clements of Bengworth, barber and peruke maker, and William Barnes of the same place, Officer of Excise o the first part, the said Robert Mason and Elizabeth his wife of the second part and Samuel Wilson of the city of Gloucester, Mercer, since deceased of the third part, by which the said premises were assigned to the said Samuel Wilson his Executors for the residue of a term of 500 years.
  • And discharging the sum of £50 of principal money and the interest thereof to Charles Welch of Evesham, Gentleman, by virtue of a deed poll bearing date 7th June 1777 by which the same premises were demised by the said Robert Mason to the said Charles Welch for the term of 2000 years redeemable on payment of the sum of £50 with interest
  • And in the third place discharging the further sum of £52 15s 0d and interest to John Stanley of Snowshill in the county of Glos, Stone Mason, by virtue of another Deed Poll bearing date 19th April last past before the day of the date of Indentures now in recital by which the same premises were demised by the said Robert Mason to the said John Stanley for another term of 1000 years redeemable on payment of the last mentioned sum of £52 15s 0d.
  • And in the fourth place discharging the debts of the said Robert Mason mentioned in the Schedule endorsed on the back of the Indenture of Release now in recital signed by the said Robert Mason due and accruing from him to the several persons named in the schedule

And whereas the said several terms of 500 years, 2000 years and 1000 years are by Indenture of Assignment bearing equal date herewith assigned to Richard Savage of Evesham, apothecary, upon trust to attend the inheritance of such grants of the said premises as are sold for the benefit of the respective purchasers.  And as to the residue of the same premises upon trust to be assigned and disposed of

And whereas Edward Cooper hath contracted to buy several sellions or rudges pieces or parcels of arable meadow and pasture lands for the sum of £300, All those several sellions or rudges or pieces or parcels of arable meadow and pasture containing by estimation 20 acres and lying dispersed in the open and common fields and commonable places of Badsey, hereinafter more particularly described, that is to say

  • In Foxhill Field, 2 rudges of land lying in Bitham Furlong being the first and fifteenth from the south side of the said furlong One Greenslade on the south side of Foxendean Furlong and one rudge of land in the same furlong being the first from the said Greenslade, one rudge of land in Upper Rye Furlong being the 14th from the south side of the same furlong and one rudge of land in Lower Rye Furlong being the 16th from the north side of the last mentioned furlong
  • In Hadshill Field, one rudge of land in the furlong shooting against Salters Street Furlong being the eighth from the south side of the first mentioned furlong, one rudge of land in Church Headland Furlong having land now or late of Edward Wilson on the east and the land now or late of Richard Roberts on the west side thereof, one rudge of land in Fallow Furlong having land now or late of the said Edward Wilson on the east side and land now or late of John Dorrell on the west side therof, one rudge of land in Sallow Furlong being the 14th from the west side of the same furlong, one rudge of land in the furlong shotting against Claybrook Close being the third from the west side of the same furlong
  • In Bullybrook Field, one rudge of land called Swan’s Egg Nest in the furlong shooting against Little Bullybrook Furlong being the 12th from the south side of the first mentioned furlong, one more rudge of land in the same furlong being the 18th from the south side thereof, one rudge of land in the furlong shooting against Hancock’s Close being the tenth from the south side of the same furlong and one rudge of land in Moor Furlong being the 7th from the east side of the same furlong
  • In Meerden Field, one rudge of land in Francis’s Grave Furlong being the 13th from the east side of the same furlong, one rudge of land in the furlong shooting against Jacketts Headland being the first shooting against the south end of the said Headland, one rudge of land in the furlong shottoing against Bewsbrook Furlong being the third from the north side of the first mentioned furlong, and one rudge of land in Hither Bewshill Furlong being the 8th from the north side of the same furlong
  • In the Sands, one ley of land and a Throughton? Of land being the first on the south side of the said Sands and one filch? Of land being in the Sands aforesaid and which said several sellions or rudges pieces or parcels of land hereditaments and premises are now in the tenure or occupation of [NOT RECORDED]

362802 - Indenture made 1st February 1781 between John Hunter of Evesham, mercer, and George Evans of Evesham, butcher, trustees of the real estate of Robert Mason of Badsey, yeoman, of the one part, and Benjamin Smith of Badsey, miller, of the other part

Whereas by virtue of certain Indentures of lease and release bearing date 11th and 12th November 1779 and made between the said Robert Mason and Elizabeth his wife of the one part and the said John Hunter and George Evans of the other part, the said John Hunter and George Evans stand seized of an estate in fee simple (amongst other lands and hereditaments) of the close or inclosed ground with the appurtenances herein after mentioned and intended to be hereby granted and released upon trust that John Hunter and George Evans should make sale and absolutely dispose of the messuages closes lands and all other the hereditaments comprised in the said Indentures of Lease and Release for the most money and best price that could b reasonably had either together or in parcels

  • Discharging the sum of £450 principal money owing from an Indenture of Assignment of three parts bearing date 15th August 1775 made between John Clements of Bengworth, barber and peruke maker, and William Barnes of the same place, Officer of Excise o the first part, the said Robert Mason and Elizabeth his wife of the second part and Samuel Wilson of the city of Gloucester, Mercer, since deceased of the third part, by which the said premises were assigned to the said Samuel Wilson his Executors for the residue of a term of 500 years.
  • And discharging the sum of £50 of principal money and the interest thereof to Charles Welch of Evesham, Gentleman, by virtue of a deed poll bearing date 7th June 1777 by which the same premises were demised by the said Robert Mason to the said Charles Welch for the term of 2000 years redeemable on payment of the sum of £50 with interest
  • And in the third place discharging the further sum of £52 15s 0d and interest to John Stanley of Snowshill in the county of Glos, Stone Mason, by virtue of another Deed Poll bearing date 19th April last past before the day of the date of Indentures now in recital by which the same premises were demised by the said Robert Mason to the said John Stanley for another term of 1000 years redeemable on payment of the last mentioned sum of £52 15s 0d.
  • And in the fourth place discharging the debts of the said Robert Mason mentioned in the Schedule endorsed on the back of the Indenture of Release now in recital signed by the said Robert Mason due and accruing from him to the several persons named in the schedule

And whereas the said several terms of 500 years, 2000 years and 1000 years are by Indenture of Assignment bearing equal date herewith assigned to Richard Savage of Evesham, apothecary, upon trust to attend the inheritance of such grants of the said premises as are sold for the benefit of the respective purchasers.  And as to the residue of the same premises upon trust to be assigned and disposed of

And whereas Benjamin Smith hath contracted to buy the messuage, gardens and close called Nap Close for the sum of £150, All that messuage or tenement with the garden thereunto belonging and all that close or inclosed ground of pasture and on which said messuage stands adjoining called or know by the name of Nap Close containing by estimation 2 acres all which premises are situate lying and being in Badsey and now in the occupation of the said Benjamin Smith

362803 - Indenture made 1st February 1781 between John Hunter of Evesham, mercer, and George Evans of Evesham, butcher, trustees of the real estate of Robert Mason of Badsey, yeoman, of the one part, and Robert Taylor of Aldington in the parish of Badsey, yeoman, of the other part

Whereas by virtue of certain Indentures of lease and release bearing date 11th and 12th November 1779 and made between the said Robert Mason and Elizabeth his wife of the one part and the said John Hunter and George Evans of the other part, the said John Hunter and George Evans stand seized of an estate in fee simple (amongst other lands and hereditaments) of the close or inclosed ground with the appurtenances herein after mentioned and intended to be hereby granted and released upon trust that John Hunter and George Evans should make sale and absolutely dispose of the messuages closes lands and all other the hereditaments comprised in the said Indentures of Lease and Release for the most money and best price that could b reasonably had either together or in parcels

  • Discharging the sum of £450 principal money owing from an Indenture of Assignment of three parts bearing date 15th August 1775 made between John Clements of Bengworth, barber and peruke maker, and William Barnes of the same place, Officer of Excise o the first part, the said Robert Mason and Elizabeth his wife of the second part and Samuel Wilson of the city of Gloucester, Mercer, since deceased of the third part, by which the said premises were assigned to the said Samuel Wilson his Executors for the residue of a term of 500 years.
  • And discharging the sum of £50 of principal money and the interest thereof to Charles Welch of Evesham, Gentleman, by virtue of a deed poll bearing date 7th June 1777 by which the same premises were demised by the said Robert Mason to the said Charles Welch for the term of 2000 years redeemable on payment of the sum of £50 with interest
  • And in the third place discharging the further sum of £52 15s 0d and interest to John Stanley of Snowshill in the county of Glos, Stone Mason, by virtue of another Deed Poll bearing date 19th April last past before the day of the date of Indentures now in recital by which the same premises were demised by the said Robert Mason to the said John Stanley for another term of 1000 years redeemable on payment of the last mentioned sum of £52 15s 0d.
  • And in the fourth place discharging the debts of the said Robert Mason mentioned in the Schedule endorsed on the back of the Indenture of Release now in recital signed by the said Robert Mason due and accruing from him to the several persons named in the schedule

And whereas the said several terms of 500 years, 2000 years and 1000 years are by Indenture of Assignment bearing equal date herewith assigned to Richard Savage of Evesham, apothecary, upon trust to attend the inheritance of such grants of the said premises as are sold for the benefit of the respective purchasers.  And as to the residue of the same premises upon trust to be assigned and disposed of

And whereas at a public auction held for sale of the premises comprised in the Indenture of Lease and Release on Monday 20th November last past before the date hereof at the dwelling house of Sarah Penny being the Unicorn Inn in Bengworth, the said Robert Taylor was declared the best bidder for Lot 3 being a close or inclosed ground in Badsey called the Sands at the price of £81, All that close or inclosed ground of arable land called or known by the name of the Sands situate lying and being in the parish of Badsey containing by estimation 3 acres and now in the occupation of the said Robert Taylor

362804 - Indenture made 1st February 1781 between John Hunter of Evesham, mercer, and George Evans of Evesham, butcher, trustees of the real estate of Robert Mason of Badsey, yeoman, of the one part, and Thomas Whitaker of Pirton, Worcs, gentleman, a trustee named on the behalf of the said John Hunter, of the other part

Whereas by virtue of certain Indentures of lease and release bearing date 11th and 12th November 1779 and made between the said Robert Mason and Elizabeth his wife of the one part and the said John Hunter and George Evans of the other part, the said John Hunter and George Evans stand seized of an estate in fee simple (amongst other lands and hereditaments) of the close or inclosed ground with the appurtenances herein after mentioned and intended to be hereby granted and released upon trust that John Hunter and George Evans should make sale and absolutely dispose of the messuages closes lands and all other the hereditaments comprised in the said Indentures of Lease and Release for the most money and best price that could b reasonably had either together or in parcels

  • Discharging the sum of £450 principal money owing from an Indenture of Assignment of three parts bearing date 15th August 1775 made between John Clements of Bengworth, barber and peruke maker, and William Barnes of the same place, Officer of Excise o the first part, the said Robert Mason and Elizabeth his wife of the second part and Samuel Wilson of the city of Gloucester, Mercer, since deceased of the third part, by which the said premises were assigned to the said Samuel Wilson his Executors for the residue of a term of 500 years.
  • And discharging the sum of £50 of principal money and the interest thereof to Charles Welch of Evesham, Gentleman, by virtue of a deed poll bearing date 7th June 1777 by which the same premises were demised by the said Robert Mason to the said Charles Welch for the term of 2000 years redeemable on payment of the sum of £50 with interest
  • And in the third place discharging the further sum of £52 15s 0d and interest to John Stanley of Snowshill in the county of Glos, Stone Mason, by virtue of another Deed Poll bearing date 19th April last past before the day of the date of Indentures now in recital by which the same premises were demised by the said Robert Mason to the said John Stanley for another term of 1000 years redeemable on payment of the last mentioned sum of £52 15s 0d.
  • And in the fourth place discharging the debts of the said Robert Mason mentioned in the Schedule endorsed on the back of the Indenture of Release now in recital signed by the said Robert Mason due and accruing from him to the several persons named in the schedule

And whereas the said several terms of 500 years, 2000 years and 1000 years are by Indenture of Assignment bearing equal date herewith assigned to Richard Savage of Evesham, apothecary, upon trust to attend the inheritance of such grants of the said premises as are sold for the benefit of the respective purchasers.  And as to the residue of the same premises upon trust to be assigned and disposed of

And whereas the close or inclosed ground called Pikkney or Pikkney Close may be at the price of £115 being more than any other bidder offered for the same and whereas the said John Hunter is willing to become the purchaser of the said close, All that close or inclosed ground of pasture land called or known by the name of Pitching otherwise Pitchney Close containing by estimation 4 acres now in the occupation of the said John Hunter his tenants or under-tenants

362805 - Indenture made 1st February 1781 between John Hunter of Evesham, mercer, and George Evans of Evesham, butcher, trustees of the real estate of Robert Mason of Badsey, yeoman, of the one part, and Thomas Whitaker of Pirton, Worcs, gentleman, a trustee named on the behalf of the said John Hunter, of the other part

Whereas by virtue of certain Indentures of lease and release bearing date 11th and 12th November 1779 and made between the said Robert Mason and Elizabeth his wife of the one part and the said John Hunter and George Evans of the other part, the said John Hunter and George Evans stand seized of an estate in fee simple (amongst other lands and hereditaments) of the close or inclosed ground with the appurtenances herein after mentioned and intended to be hereby granted and released upon trust that John Hunter and George Evans should make sale and absolutely dispose of the messuages closes lands and all other the hereditaments comprised in the said Indentures of Lease and Release for the most money and best price that could b reasonably had either together or in parcels

  • Discharging the sum of £450 principal money owing from an Indenture of Assignment of three parts bearing date 15th August 1775 made between John Clements of Bengworth, barber and peruke maker, and William Barnes of the same place, Officer of Excise o the first part, the said Robert Mason and Elizabeth his wife of the second part and Samuel Wilson of the city of Gloucester, Mercer, since deceased of the third part, by which the said premises were assigned to the said Samuel Wilson his Executors for the residue of a term of 500 years.
  • And discharging the sum of £50 of principal money and the interest thereof to Charles Welch of Evesham, Gentleman, by virtue of a deed poll bearing date 7th June 1777 by which the same premises were demised by the said Robert Mason to the said Charles Welch for the term of 2000 years redeemable on payment of the sum of £50 with interest
  • And in the third place discharging the further sum of £52 15s 0d and interest to John Stanley of Snowshill in the county of Glos, Stone Mason, by virtue of another Deed Poll bearing date 19th April last past before the day of the date of Indentures now in recital by which the same premises were demised by the said Robert Mason to the said John Stanley for another term of 1000 years redeemable on payment of the last mentioned sum of £52 15s 0d.
  • And in the fourth place discharging the debts of the said Robert Mason mentioned in the Schedule endorsed on the back of the Indenture of Release now in recital signed by the said Robert Mason due and accruing from him to the several persons named in the schedule

And whereas the said several terms of 500 years, 2000 years and 1000 years are by Indenture of Assignment bearing equal date herewith assigned to Richard Savage of Evesham, apothecary, upon trust to attend the inheritance of such grants of the said premises as are sold for the benefit of the respective purchasers.  And as to the residue of the same premises upon trust to be assigned and disposed of

And whereas a public auction was held for sale of the premises on 20th November last at the Unicorn Inn, Bengworth, at which the messuage or tenement, bars, stables, garden, orchard and part of a close or enclosed ground in Claybrook were bought for £85.  And whereas John Hunter became the purchaser of the messuage or tenement, barns, stables, garden, orchard and part of a close at the price of £113 being the best price, All that messuage, tenement with the barns, stables, fold yard and garden thereunto belonging and all that close or orchard containing three-quarters of an acre adjoining or lying near to the said messuage or tenement, And also all that piece or parcel of land called Claybrook being a parcel of a close or inclosed ground commonly called or known by the name of Claybrook and containing half an acre, the other part of which closes belongs to Piercy Jones, the other part containing 0.2.09, now in the occupation of Robert Mason as Tenant thereof and then of John Hunter and George Evans

362806 - Indenture made 25th June 1783 between Hannah Wilson of the city of Gloucester, widow, of the one part, James Bird of Badsey, yeoman, and Samuel Cormells of Cow Honeybourne, Glos, yeoman

In consideration of the rents covenants and agreements hereinafter reserved and contained which on the part and behalf of the said James Bird and Samuel Cormell are and ought to be paid to Hannah Wilson, hath demised, leased let to James Byrd and Samuel Cormell, All that farm of her the said Hannah Wilson consisting of a messuage or farm house and several barns stables outbuildings closes or inclosed grounds and pieces or parcels of open and commonable arable meadow and pasture land situate and being the Town Fields Liberties and precincts of Badsey, all which premises are now in the tenure or occupation of the said James Byrd, except all timber and other trees which now are or shall hereafter be standing or growing in or upon the said demised premises with free liberty for the said Hannah Wilson her heirs and assigns and their servants, agents, workmen at all seasonable and convenient times in the year with horses and other cattle carts carriages and necessary implements to fell, cut down, grub up, square and carry away the same so nevertheless as not to deprive the lessees for the time being of the fruit of the fruit trees or of the lopping of such trees as may be permitted to stand and shall be fit to being lopped for Botes? To be spent on the premises and not elsewhere

To have and to hold the said messuage or tenement closes or inclosed grounds pieces or parcels of arable meadow and pasture land to James Byrd and Samuel Cormell, rent of £84, further yearly rent of £10 for every acres of meadow or ancient pasture land(except Netherfield Close) and of the closes called the Orchards which the said James Byrd and Samuel Cormell shall subvert or convert into tillage or garden ground

362808 - Indenture made 13th March 1795 between John Wilks of Great Coughton, Warks, gentleman, of the one part, and John Harrington the elder of the parish of St Andrew Holborn with Cornuddi?, Trunkmaker, and Thomas Parker of Fleet Street, City of London, Jeweller, a Trustee named by and on the behalf of the said John Harrington of the other part

In consideration of the sum of 5 shillings, the said John Wilks well and truly paid by John Harrington and Thomas Parker.  John Wilkes hath bargained, sold and by these presents doth bargain and sell until John Harrington, to have and to hld the messuage, buildings, lands, tenements, hereditaments and all and singular other the premises hereinbefore mentioned unto John Harrington and Thomas Parker, peppercorn rent John Wilkes of the first part, John Morgan by his named addition therein mentioned of the second part, Mary Darrell by her name and addition therein metioned of the third part, the said John Harrington and Thomas Parker of the fourth part and Thomas Pelbrow by his name and addition therein also mentioned of the fifth part.

362809 - Indenture of five parts made 14th March 1795

Indenture of five parts made 14th March 1795 between John Wilks of Great Coughton, Warks, Gentleman of the first part, John Morgan the younger of the same place, Gentleman, a trustee heretofore named by and on the part and behalf of the said John Wilks of the second part, Mary Darrill of Badsey, widow and relict of John Darrill late of the same place, yeoman, the only sister and heir at law and also devisee named in the last will and testament of Joseph Jones late of Badsey yeoman who was one of the nephews and one of the devisees in fee simple named in the last will and testament of John Jones late of Badsey yeoman deceased who was one of the nephews and devisees in fee simple named in the last will and testament of Francis Grove late of Badsey gentleman deceased of the third part, John Harrington the elder of the parish of St Andrew Holborn, Middx, trunkmaker, Thomas Parker of Fleet Street in the city of London, jeweller, a trustee named by and on the part and behalf of the said John Harrington of the fifth part

Whereas by Indenture of mortgage bearing date 18th September 1763 and made between Mary Darrill by her then name of Mary Bushell widow of the one part and onathan Bishop late of Badsey, baker, since deceased of the other part, the said Mary Bushell in consideration of the sum of £300 to her in hand paid by Jonathan Bishop did demise grant to Jonathan Bishop All that messuage or tenement of her the said Mary Bushell situate and being in Badsey wherein the said Mary Bushell did then inhabit and wherein the said Francis Grove and John Jones did in their respective lifetimes and to the time of their respective deceased inhabit and dwell and also all and singular closes inclosures grounds arable lands meadows leasows pastures and feedings whatsoever to the said messuage held used and enjoyed then in the occupation of the said Mary Bushell situate in Badsey and in the common fields meadows commonable places

Indenture of Assignment 14th March 1769 between Francis Holland of Wickhamford yeoman and Thomas Roper of Evesham, malster, named in the last will and testament of Jonathan Bishop deceased of the first part, John Darril (by the name of John Dorrill)

PROB SIMILAR TO OTHER.  START BOTTOM PAGE 11

Now this Indenture witnesseth that in consideration of the sum of £1500 paid by John Harrington at the request and direction of Mary Darrill in part of the payment of the said sum of £1802 so due and owing to John Wilks (being in full for the absolute purchase of the Inheritance in fee simple

  • All that messuage or tenement with the barn, stables, dovehouse and other outbuildings, yard, garden, orchard containing 1 acre in Badsey And also all those several pieces or parcels sellions or rudges of arable land meadow and pasture ground to the said messuage or tenement belonging lying and being in the town fields liberties territories and precincts of Badsey containing together 68.2.2 more particularly described:

In Bullybrook field

  • In the furlong shooting into Little Bullybrook two lands being the first and third from the west hedge in the said furlong
  • In Bullybrook Close Furlong 3 lands being the fifth ninth and 18th lands from the east side of the same furlong
  • In Spencers Lane Furlong one land being the 6th from the fourth headland
  • In Francis Grave’s Furlong…

….

In Foxhill Field

  • In Long Madway Furlong one farndel being the 6th from the west side of Edward Wilson’s headland
  • Three lands being the 4th, 10th and 15th from Warwicks way shooting against Hancocks Ground
  • Two lands being the 3rd and 4th in the Black Ground from the Black Ground Close
  • 11 lands in the Black Ground Close on the north side thereof and the greensward land at the bottom of the said 11 lands lying to the west hedge In the furlong shooting to the Black Ground Close….

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362813 - Indenture made 2nd November 1798 between John Harrington the elder of the parish of St Andrew Holborn, Middx, trunkmaker, and Edward Wilson of Badsey, devisee named in the will of John Wilson and late of the same place, gentleman, deceased of the other part

Whereas by Indentures of Lease and Release and assignment bearing date 26th and 27th March last part the release of assignment being of the parts and made between John Wilks of Great Coughton, Warks, gentleman of the first part, John Morgan of the same place gentleman of the second part, Thomas Clifton of Charlton, Worcs, labourer of the third part, Thomas Walford Marshall of Harvington, Worcs, gentleman, John Hall of Bretforton, gentleman and Samuel Harrington of Bengrove, Glos, gentleman, devisees in trust named in the will of John Darrill late of Badsey yeoman of the fourth part, Mary Darrill widow, Hannah Darrill, Martha Darrill and Ann Darrill spinsters all of Aldington, Worcs, Mary Wilson of Badsey, widow and Edward Ballard Of South Littleton stone mason and Phoebe his wife which said Mary Darrill is the widow and devisee and Hannah Darrill, Martha Darrill, Ann Darrill, Mary Wilson and Phebe Ballard are the daughters and also devisees named in the will of John Darrill deceased of the fifth part, Thomas Byrd of Badsey, gentleman, another trustee named in the same will of the 6th pat, the said John Wilson since deceased of the 7th part, William Ballard of the same place yeoman of the 8th part, Thomas Smith the same place yeoman of the 9th part and John Ballard of South Littleton yeoman of the 10th part, for the …

All those two several closes or inclosed grounds of pasture land called or known by the names of Netherfield Closes situate in the township of Badsey and then in the occupation of John Ballard and William Ballard have been sold, And whereas the said deeds

Deeds handed over

362815 - Indenture made 3rd Feb 1801 between Rebecca Robarts of Hackney, Middx, spinster, daughter and devisee named in the will of Josiah Robarts, late of ?, Middx, esq, deceased of the one part and Joseph Jones of Badsey yeoman of the other part

Witnesseth that for and in consideration of the sum of £2000 paid to Rebecca Robarts sold, All that messuage or tenement with the two barns stable and other outbuildings garden and orchard thereunto belonging and also all that cottage or tenement and the smith’s shop adjoining thereto and also all that close or inclosed ground of pasture land called the Claybrooke Close and all that other close or inclosed ground of pasture land called the Netherfield Close and also all that little close of pasture land called the Sand Close

All that piece of ground called the New Piece

All which premises are situate in Badsey And also all those several pieces or parcels selions or rudges of arable meadow and pasture land situate in the open and common fields of Badsey, all which said premises contain in the whole 82 acres and are now in the tenure of Joseph Jones as tenant to Rebecca Robarts or of his undertenants

And all other messuage lands tenements and hereditaments of her the said Rebecca Robarts lying in Badsey

362816 - Indenture made 24th December 1813 between Edward Laugher of Badsey, gentleman, of the one part, and William Hobday of Cow Honeybourne, Glos, gentleman, of the other part

Whereas the said Edward Laugher being …. Of the sum of £200 he requested William Hobday to lend him the money which he agreed to do

Now this Indenture witnesseth that for the sum of £200 and paid by William Hobday to Edward Laugher, doth devise, grant, bargain and sell to William Hobday, All those two pieces or parcels of arable land called the Netherfield Closes containing 14.3.12 in the parish of Badsey and (… in the occupation of John and Rd Smith [?]) but now in the possession of the said Edward Laugher.

362817 - Indenture made 6th April 1815 between William Law Phelps of Evesham, gentleman of the one part and Timothy Care of Westmancote in the parish of Bredon, yeoman of the other part

Whereas by a certain Indenture of Mortgage bearing date 24th February 1814 and made between William Ballard of Badsey, Gentleman, eldest son and heir at law of [BLANK] Ballard late of the same place, gentleman, deceased, of the first part, Elizabeth Ballard of the same place, relict of the said [BLANK] Ballard of the second part, and the said William Law Phelps of the third part

In consideration of the sum of £400 to the said William Ballard and Elizabeth Ballard paid by the said W L Phelps, they sold, All that close, piece or parcel of pasture ground called or known by the name of the Netherfield Close containing 3.1.38 being formerly the estate of the said [BLANK] Ballard deceased and also all that other close piece or parcel of arable land also called or known by the name of the Netherfield Close (adjoining the said Close) and containing 3.2.10 lately bought and purchased by the said William Ballard of and from Joseph Jones which said closes pieces or parcels of land are situate lying and being in Badsey and were then in the occupation of the said William Ballard and Elizabeth Ballard or their under-tenants, sold for £400.  Mortgaged to Timothy Care.

362818 - Indenture made 16th February 1816 between James Harris of Badsey, Farmer, of the one part, and William Fisher of Bengeworth, gentleman, of the other part.  By Indenture of Lease and Release bearing date respectively 10th and 11th October 1813 between James Harris of the first part, Mr Law Phelps therein described of the second part, the said William Fisher of the third part and Edward Savage therein described of the fourth part

All those 5 ridges or sellions of arable land lying in the open and common fields of Badsey aforesaid commonly called Bretforton Field containing 2.1.8, also all 3 rudges or sellions of arable land lying in another open and common field in Badsey called Fox Hill field containing 3r 12p, also all those 3 rudges or sellions lying in another open and common field in Badsey commonly called Meerden Field containing 1a 19p, also all those 4 rudges or sellions of arableland lying in another common field of Badsey commonly called Bully Brook Field containing 1.1.4 or thereabouts, and also all those 2 rudges or sellions of arable land lying in another common field in Badsey commonly called Sand Field containing 3r 15p were conveyed to the use of William Fisher subject to a proviso for redemption upon payment by the said James Harris his heirs and assigns to William Fisher of the sum of £300

And whereas James Harris is also possessed of a messuage?, barn, stable, garden and arable inclosure called the Pinnock situate in Badsey and now in his own occupation which is ….. the sum of £200

And whereas Act of Parliament for inclosing the lands 1812 and commissioners made their award 1815, 2 allotments, And whereas there is now due and owing nto the said William Fisher on the first herein before recited Indenture the principal sum of £300 and whereas the said James Harris having occasion for the further sum of £100 hath applied to and requested the said William Fisher to advance him the same which he has agreed

Now this Indenture witnesseth that the sum of £100 to the said James Harris paid by William Fisher, James Harris doth hereby acknowledge doth release All the messuage or tenement with the barn, stable, yard, garden, plot piece or parcel of land hereditaments and premises hereinbefore particularly mentioned

362819 - Indenture Made 5th April 1817 between Stephen Fisher, brother and heir at law of William Fisher, late of Bengeworth, of the first part, the said Stephen Fisher of Bengeworth, gentleman, and Thomas Fisher of Childs Wickham, Glos, Malster, executors of William Fisher deceased of the second part, James Harris of Badsey, farmer of the third part, and Thomas Bishop of Bengworth of the fourth part

Whereas by Indentures of Lease and Release bearing date 10th and 11th October 1813, the latter between James Harris of the first part, William Law Phelps of the second part, the said William Fisher of the third part and Edward Savage of the 4th part

All those 5 ridges or sellions of arable land lying in the open and common fields of Badsey aforesaid commonly called Bretforton Field containing 2.1.8, also all 3 rudges or sellions of arable land lying in another open and common field in Badsey called Fox Hill field containing 3r 12p, also all those 3 rudges or sellions lying in another open and common field in Badsey commonly called Meerden Field containing 1a 19p, also all those 4 rudges or sellions of arableland lying in another common field of Badsey commonly called Bully Brook Field containing 1.1.4 or thereabouts, and also all those 2 rudges or sellions of arable land lying in another common field in Badsey commonly called Sand Field containing 3r 15p were conveyed to the use of William Fisher subject to a proviso for redemption upon payment by the said James Harris his heirs and assigns to William Fisher of the sum of £300

The commissioners named and appointed in the Act of Parliament for inclosing the land allotted James Harris two pieces of land

And whereas William Fisher died 12th Nov last having made his will dated 9th May 1816 and appointed Stephen Fisher and Thomas Fisher executors, proved in the Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury on 24th March, and whereas there is now owing to Stephen Fisher and Thomas Fisher £300 which they requested back.  James Harris being unable so to do hath applied to and requested Thomas Bishop to lend and advance him the sum of £300

362820 - Indenture made 9th March 1827 between John Smith of Dumbleton, Glos, Gentleman and Francis Dunn of Wormington, Glos,Gentleman, of the first part, Joseph Jones of Badsey, Gentleman, of the second part, the said John Smith of the third part.

Whereas by Indenture of Demise by way of mortgage bearing date 7th December 1812 and made between Joseph Jones of the one part and John Smith and Francis Dunn of the other part, All that close or inclosed piece or parcel of land called or known by the name of Under Badsey Ground containing 21.3.28 being part of a certain farm called Aldington Farm which Joseph Jones purchased from the Trustees of the Right Honourable Thomas Lord Foley and conveyed to him on 26th and 27th December1803, was (in consideration of the sum of £1000 to the said Joseph Jones in hand paid by John Smith and Francis Dunn) demised and granted by Joseph Jones unto John Smith and Francis Dunn

And whereas there is now due and owing to John Smith and Francis Dunn the sum of £1000, but Joseph Jones was unable to repay the money, John Smith alone then took on the mortgage.

362956 - 17th and 18th June 1781, Mr Jonathan Bishop to Mr Benjamin Smith, Lease and Release of a Messuage and Homestall in Bretforton

Indenture made 17th June 1781 between Jonathan Bishop some time since of Radford? In the parish of Rous Lench but now of Flyford Flavel, yeoman of the one part and Benjamin Smith of Badsey, miller

Witnesseth that in consideration of the sum of 5 shillings Jonathan Bishop hath granted and sold All (as in the release) to have and to hold the said messuage or tenement and homestall hereditaments and premises herein before mentioned

362957 - Indenture made 18th June 1781 between Jonathan Bishop some time since of Radford? In the parish of Rous Lench but now of Flyford Flavel, yeoman of the one part and Benjamin Smith of Badsey, miller

Sold to Benjamin Smith All the messuage or tenement and homestall with their appurtenances situate and being in Bretforton, late in the occupation of Robert Barry his undertenants

Premises assigned to Joseph Smith of Evesham, miller, in trust to attend the inheritance

362960 - Indenture made 40th Geo III 1800 between Thomas Bennett of South Littleton, gentleman, of the one part, and Joseph Jones of Badsey, yeoman, of the other part

Witnesseth that for and in consideration of the sum of £324 paid by Joseph Jones to Thomas Bennett, bought, All the close or inclosed ground of arable land called or known by the name of Haddirk Close containing 8 acres situate in Bretforton (which said close were lately purchased by Thomas Bennett from James Joseph Lavender of Evesham, Gentleman, and John Hall of Bretforton, gentleman, trustees for sale of the estate and effects of Margaret Timbrell late of Bretforton

362961 - Indenture made 40th Geo III 1800 between Thomas Bennett of South Littleton, gentleman, of the one part, and Joseph Jones of Badsey, yeoman, of the other part

Witnesseth that for and in consideration of the sum of 5 shillings paid by Joseph Jones to Thomas Bennett, bought, All (as in release), to have and to hold the said Close or inclosed ground

ANOTHER DOCUMENT IN SAME SECTION RELATING TO WILLIAM PROCTER, 1808.  William Procter of Tewkesbury, merchant.  Was he the father of John?

370992 - Indenture made 9th July 1668 between John Smyth of Badsey, yeoman and Richard Clarke of Wickhamford, husbandman and William Horne alias Hooper of Badsey, weaver

Whereas Anthony Smyth late of Badsey yeoman deceased by his Indenture bearing date 4th and 5th July 1652 did sell to Valentine Smyth also deceased one of the sons of the said Anthony Smyth and brother of John Smyth amongst other things, All that house or tenement with the appurtenances situate and being in Badsey aforesaid wherein his widow did then dwell and inhabit

All that messuage or tenement and orchard or close thereto adjoining to Richard Clark and William Hooper

Research by Maureen Spinks