Conveyance by lease and release from Thomas Swetnam of Graiseley Castle, Notts., gentleman and Elizabeth his wife, Gilbert Cocks of Normanton on Soare, Notts., gentleman and Mary his wife and John Baxter of Great Whitley, Worcs., and Ruth his wife to John Lea of Ladbrookes Park in Tanworth gentleman for £75 of a close called Portway leasow containing 20 acres in Tanworth, late in the tenure of William Burbidge, then of the said John Lea, which property formerly belonged to William Roper of Kingsnorton, father of the said Elizabeth, Mary and Ruth. Signed: Thomas Swetnam, Elizabeth Swetnam, Gilbert Cocks, Mary Cocks. Dated 20 and 21 October 4 William and Mary. Witnesses, endorsed: for Thomas And Elizabeth Swetnam and Mary Cocks; Thomas Cottrell, Thomas Hardy, S. Cox; for Gilbert Cocks: Thomas Mansfield, Robert Fowler the elder, George Feild, Henry Mansfield. Lease: 6 circular seals of red wax applied on tags, 1/2 in., the letters DE between two sprigs of foliage. Release: 3 seals as for lease and 3 tags for seals. Endorsed: Release: Receipt dated 3 January 1692/3, for £50 being part of the said consideration. [ 18th cent] Mr John Lea of Tanworth. English, parchment, lease: 20 x 10 ins., indented. release: 27 x 21.75 ins., indented 24 x 7 ins. Attached to release: 1, Bond from the said Thomas Swetnam and Gilbert Cocks to the said John Lea in the penal sum of £100 to perform the above covenants. Signed: Thomas Swetnam, Gilbert Cocks. Dated 21 October 4 William and Mary. 1692. Witnesses: Edmund Chambers, Thomas Mansfield; endorsed. for Thomas Swetnam; Gilbert Cocks, Thomas Mansfeild, Robert Fowler the elder, George Feild. 2 Circular seals of red wax applied on tongues, 1/2 in., the letters DE between two sprigs of foliage. Latin and English, parchment, 8.25 x 8 ins. 2, Bond from the said Thomas Swetnam to the said John Lea in the penal sum of £100 to ensure delivery of deeds relating to the said property to the house of Mr Thomas Mansfeild at Sherly Street in Solihull. Signed: Thomas Swetnam. Dated 3 January 4 William and Mary 1692. Witnesses: Edmund Chambers, Thomas Mansfeild, Henry Harris. Circular seal of black wax applied on paper, 3/4 in. Latin and English, paper, 7.75 x 10.5 ins.