Lease and Release: Great Alne
Conveyance by Lease and Release from Richard Bignell of Banbury, co. Oxon., gent., and John Kempson late of Alkerton, co. Oxon., but then of Upton Hold, co. Worcs., yeoman (nephew and devisee in remainder under the Will of Richard Kempson late of Binton, gent., deceased) to Thomas Whyham of Aston Cantlow, yeoman (reciting ER3/2649) for £53 10s. 0d to Richard Bignell paid by Thomas Whyham of seventeen lands formerly thirteen lands) in Ridgeway field, otherwise Aston field, in the occupation of Thomas Whyham containing 3 acres 9 perches (subject to the life estate of Mary Kempson); which premises were purchased amongst other things by Richard Kempson of Richard Badson in 1762 (ER3/2648). Witnesses: W. James, junior, W. Jones and R. B. Bignell. See also ER3/2652.