Townsend, various: Slatter Son and More, solicitors, Stratford-upon-Avon
Post nuptial settlement to determine jointure, being deed to lead to the uses of a fine, between Edward Townsend of Alveston, yeoman, and Elizabeth his wife (formerly Webb, one of the daughters of Thomas Webb alias Morrell, late of Sherbourne, yeoman, deceased) and Elias Webb alias Morrell of Sherbourne, yeoman (son, heir and executor of said Thomas Webb, deceased). Reciting receipt of £700 by Edward and Elizabeth, being her legacy under the will of her said father and intent to settle lands by way of trust upon Elias Webb to use of Edward Townsend for life, with remainder to Elizabeth for life, then to their lawful heirs or in default to the right heirs of Edward. Lands: i) Messuage, barns, stables, gardens, orchard and appurtenances. ii) Cottage and appurtenances. iii) Closes of land and meadow called 'Alveston Meadow', 'Cotnam alias Cotman Meadow', 'Letchmore Meadow', 'the Ham', 'Tiddington Close', 'The Hurst', and the 'Butt Close'. iv) 4 1/4 yard lands arable and pasture. All in Alveston and Tiddington. Enclosed: Foot of fine Michaelmas 1684 between Elias Webb alias Morrell,plaintiff and Edward Townsend and Elizabeth his wife, deforciants, in re 2 messuages, one cottage, 3 tofts, 5 gardens, 2 orchards, 140 acres land, 30 acres meadow, 30 acres pasture and 2 acres woods, 10 acres common.