Personal papers: Lord family of Stratford-upon-Avon
Copy probate of the will 23 Feb. 1822 of John Lord of Stratford-upon-Avon, gent., bequeathing all his real and personal estate to trustees for the benefit of his wife, Ann Lord, for life, and, after her death in trust as follows: - to convey to his cousin, William Lord of Shipston-on-Stour his messuage in Chapel Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, called the Falcon, now in the tenure of Widow Ashfield, and a piece of garden in Scholars Lane now in the testator's possession - to convey to his cousin, Elizabeth Lord, sister of William Lord, a messuage "(heretofore Meacham's)" in Chapel Street wherein the testator now lives, and another messuage adjoining the last on the south side, now in the tenure of Miss Taylor - to convey to his cousin, Mary Bellamy, sister of Elizabeth and William Lord and wife of John Byrkin Bellamy of Shipston-on-Stour, gent., his four tenements in Swine Street [Ely Street], now in the tenures of William Tims and others and his four messuages at the back of the Rother Market, built on land purchased from Mr. Brook Smith, in the several tenures of --- Court and others. - to pay to Mrs. Elizabeth Davenport Hobbes for life the income from several inclosed grounds called the Rowley Grounds in Old Stratford near the Warwick Road, purchased from Mr. Brook Smith, and from two leasehold messuages in Saint Paul's Square, Birmingham, purchased from the executors of his late wife's brother, William Eaves of Stratford-upon-Avon - to pay to his late wife's nephew, Thomas Wardell of Sutton Coldfield, for life, the income from his leasehold messuages in Shut Lane, Park Street and Canal Street, Birmingham, also purchased from the executors of William Eaves. - to pay pecuniary legacies to the six children of William Brooks of Cheapside, London, by Eliza, the testator's natural daughter; his natural daughter Mary, wife of Moses Backhouse of Coventry, dealer in glass and earthenware; John Hathaway Turbitt of Halford, gent.; Mary and Anne, twin daughters of the Reverend Robert Outlaw of Brockton, co. Salop., clerk; Frances, Anne, Elizabeth and Mary, the four daughters of Richard Wyatt of Stratford-upon-Avon, gent.