Agreement to Grant a Lease: Ansley
Agreement between John [Newdigate] Ludford of Ansley Hall, esquire and William Watson of Ansley, joiner whereby John Ludford covenanted to grant a Lease of a messuage and 40 acres of arable meadow and pasture in Ansley to William Watson for a term of one year from the 25th March then next ensuing and from year to year at a yearly rent of £40. Signed: J. Ludford and William Watson. Seals of red wax 1) An Armorial Seal of the Ludfords of Ansley Hall 2) a boars head couped. Witnesses Charles Nixon and Thomas Orton. Endorsed: Nuthurst Farm.