Stivichall deeds and papers
Lease from John Covell, Doctor of Divinity and Master of Christ's College, Cambridge, and the fellows of the same, to Arthur Gregory of Stichall, esq. of all their lands and tenements, etc. in Stichall, except any coal dug upon the said premises and any trees growing thereon; to hold the same for 21 years, rendering annually 8 shillings, 4 bushels of purkey wheat and 2 bushels of barley malt, and to the lord of the manor of Stichall, 4 shillings and half a pound of cumin; and the said Arthur agrees to make a terrier of the demised lands within two years. Seal of Christ's College, Cambridge on tag, wrapped in paper. Endorsed: Christ College to Arthur Gregory esq; lease for 21 yeares to commence from Mich. 1718, to be renewed att Michaelmas 1725.