Lease and Release: Halford
Conveyance by Lease and Release dated 6 7 March 1721/22 (Old style) , from Thomas Halford of Halford, yeoman, and Dorothy his wife, with the consent of Edward Townsend of Mickleton, co. Glos., gent., to Nathaniel Mason of Stratford-on-Avon, gent., (reciting ER3/2343-2344 and that the several debts payable by Thomas Halford of £20 to Thomas Harris, £20 to Hugh Brawn esq. and £10 to Widow Burlingham, had been paid, and that Thomas Halford had also paid to Edward Townsend £257, part of a debt of £298, but that Edward Townsend had paid a debt of £200 owing to Richard Bromley for Thomas Halford so that Thomas Halford then owed the said Edward Townsend £241) for £429 paid to Thomas Halford and Dorothy his wife and £241 paid to Edward Townsend, of the premises described in ER3/2343-2344, the messuage then divided into three parts and in the possession of Thomas Halford, Richard Webb, Francis Horne and William Boyse, the two closes called Upper and Lower Close then planted with cherry trees and in the occupation of Thomas Halford, and one yard land and a half described in a schedule thereto in possession of Richard Webb. Witnesses: Henry Sheward, Thomas Townsend, William Wilcox and Edmund Brooke. See also ER3/2353 ER3/2354.