Estate papers - Administration
Counterpart of bargain sale and feoffment from George Ferrers son and heir of Henry Ferrers of Badsley Clinton esq. and Francis Willughby of Cossall [Cossal] co. Nottingham esq. to Humphrey Jennens of Erdington Hall esq., William Sadler of Castle Bromwich gent., William Spencer of Honsworth co. Stafford [Handsworth, now in Birmingham] gent., John Stow of Solyhull yeoman and Edward Sadler son and heir of the said William Sadler of 63 trees on land in the tenure of Thomas Beck, 28 trees on land in the tenure of John Sandalls, 53 trees on land in the occupation of Robert Shakspere, 107 trees on three closes called Gilberts in the tenure of William Lucas and Clement Lucas, 220 trees on land called Heywood Bankes in the tenure of Richard Burd, 19 trees on land called Gospell or Birch field and 58 trees on land called the Moate field both in the tenure of Clement Lucas, 60 trees on land called Arbor field in the tenure of William Lucas, 240 trees on land in the tenure of Thomas Blunt, 11 trees in Deare meadow in the tenure of Henry Ferrers, 45 trees in the Wallis in the tenure of Humphrey Shakspere, 130 trees in the Wallis in the tenure of Mr. Mason, 38 trees in the Mill field and 7 trees in Mill meadow both in the tenure of Henry Ferrers, 98 trees on land in the tenure of Robert Richardson, 20 trees on land in the tenure of Widow Robbines, 28 trees in the park in the tenure of John Bacon and John Eales, 8 trees in the Lyme field in the tenure of Henry Ferrers, 20 trees on land called Newlandes in the tenure of John Tayler, 55 trees on land in the tenure of William Knight and 107 trees on land in the tenure of William Knight, 89 trees in Rough Wallis in the tenure of Mr. Mason, 95 trees on land in the tenure of Widdow Woofe, 48 trees on land in the tenure of Robert Eborall, 20 trees on land in the tenure of Edward Beesley, 23 trees on land in the tenure of Thomas Patchton, 20 trees in a meadow in the tenure of Thomas Boulton, 13 trees and 20 trees on land called the Males both in the tenure of William Knight, 7 trees in the Upper Barne field, 16 trees in the Lower Barne field, 94 trees in the Moys and 11 trees in the Milking yard, 164 trees on the Common, all these trees being marked with the letters G.F. Also 60 runnill trees on land in the tenure of John Knight and one runnill tree on land in the tenure of Widow Woofe, to be chosen by the purchasers within one year, all the said lands being in Badsley Clinton, Rowington, Kingswood and Lapworth. The said trees to be cut down within four years, provision being made for entry and exit, erection of machinery, and the repair of fences. Consideration: £1,041 12s. of which £992 was to be paid to the said George Ferrers and Francis Willughby and £49 12s. to Robert Repington of Cliff yeoman and Richard Mold of Rowington yeoman. 20 December 1669. Signed: Humphrey Jenners, Will. Sadler, Wm. Spencer, John Slowe and Edward Sadler. Seals: 1. Heraldic seal of red wax on tag. 1 in. Charge obscure. 2.3. Circular seals of red wax on tags. 1/2 in. Defaced. 4. Fragment of red wax on tag. 5. Circular seal of red wax on tag. 1/2 in. Defaced. Witnesses endorsed: John Beaumont; Clemt. Fisher, Edward Oldes and William Sadler. Endorsed: 1. [In the hand of Francis Willoughby c. 1670] My Cosens security for paymt of £992 to him by Mr. Jennens and his partners 2. [c. 1839] 20th. December 1669 George Ferrers and Francis Willoughby (as Surety for the delivery) to Jennens - Sadler and others - Bargain Sale of Timber growing on divers Farms - for £1041-12-0 then paid.