Agreement to Grant a Lease: Dawburs Farm, Ansley
Agreement between John [Newdigate] Ludford of Ansley Hall, esquire and Humphrey Clarke of Ansley, farmer whereby the said John Ludford covenanted to grant a Lease of a farm in the parish of Ansley called Dawburs Farm containing a messuage and 12 acres, to the said Humphrey Clarke for one year from the 25th March then ensuing and from year to year at a yearly rent of £6-10-0. Signed: J. Ludford and Humphry Clark. Seals of red wax , 1) An armorial seal of the Ludfords of Ansley Hall and 2) a boars head couped. Witnesses: Charles Nixon and Thomas Orton.