Old Stratford, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick, Solihull, Hampton Lucy, Wellesbourne, Newbold Pacey
Indenture of Bargain and sale enrolled in Chancery between Edmund Wigley of the Middle Temple, London esquire of the 1st part, William Harding of Baraset, Alveston esquire and the Reverend Ben Spencer of Aston juxta Birmingham D.D. (two of the Commissioners appointed by the County of Warwick for executing an Act of 42 George III for facilitating the Redemption of Land Tax) of the 2nd part and George Lloyd of Welcombe Lodge esquire of the 3rd part. Reciting Indentures of Lease and Release dated 15th 16th February 1738 whereby Randolph Greenway of Thaives Inn, London conveyed to Gabriel Westbeer of London the river and fishery, islands, osier beds and soil thereof in Old Stratford to the use of William Makepeace and reciting the Will of Edmund Makepeace (DR 38/1280), who was brother of the said William Makepeace and his heir at law and reciting the death of Henry Wigley and that Edmund Wigley was seised in tail of the said premises and reciting that Edmund Wigley had redeemed the Land Tax upon his estates in Old Stratford, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick, Solihull, Hampton Lucy, Wellesbourne Newbold Pacey for £780 Stock and to reimburse himself had contracted to sell the said premises to George Lloyd for £280, it was thereby witnessed that Edmund Wigley in consideration of £280 to him paid at the direction of William Harding and Ben Spencer (two special Commissioners for executing the said Act in Warwickshire) by George Lloyd, conveyed the said premises to George Lloyd and his heirs for ever. Signed Edmund Wigley, William Harding and Ben Spender. Monogram seal with letters H H. Witnessed by Thomas Hunt, John Jones, clerk to Mr. Wigley, John Lane, clerk to Messrs. Hunt Hobbs attorneys Stratford-upon-Avon, Anne Spencer and Robert James Spencer.