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Lease: Old Stratford (Shottery)


Lease from the Mayor, Aldermen and Burgesses of Stratford-upon-Avon to John Bloxam of Severn Stoke, co. Worc., gent., son and executor of Thomas Bloxam late of Aston-sub-Edge, gent., of a messuage and two good yardlands in Shottery in the parish of Old Stratford, late in the tenure of George Lowe, for 41 years, for a fine of £150 and a yearly rent of 20 shillings and a couple of capons to the Mayor on 1 January; a former lease to the said Thomas Bloxam being previously surrendered. Witnesses: Christopher Smith and Thomas Woolmer. With acquittance for £150 endorsed, signed by Henry Turbett, 'Camberlaine'. See also ER3/138.

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