Stivichall deeds and papers
Lease from Hugh Thomas, Doctor of Divinity and Master of Christ's College, Cambridge, and the fellows of the same, to Arthur Gregory of Stivichall, alias Stichall, esq. of all their lands in Stivichall, i.e. one plot of arable and meadow in Church Field upon Cross Furlong, Little and Great Lovely Furlongs and part of Arnold's Piece, containing eighteen acres one rood and thirty-eight perches, bounded on the west by the road leading towards Warwick through the same field, on the northeast by the road leading towards Babington and on the southwest and southeast by land of the said Arthur Gregory (which plot of land was awarded to the College by the Inclosure Commissioners and were demised by the college to William Bromley of Baggington, esq. and William Holbeck of Candley, gent. in trust for the said Arthur Gregory, then a minor; also two pightles of land called College Close and Stone Acres and a piece of ground whereon a barn lately stood, part of the kitchen garden of the said Arthur Gregory; and reserving to the College all coal dug upon the said premises and all trees growing thereon; to hold the same for 21 years, rendering annually 8 shillings, four bushels of purkey wheat and two bushels of barley malt, and to the lord of the manor 4 shillings annually and half a pound of cumin; and rendering annually to the College 5 shillings for the piece of kitchen garden. Signed: Arthur Gregory Red seal applied. Witnesses: John Vinicombe, Thomas Smart.