Snitterfield deeds: Phillips of Welcombe
Indenture between George Willys of Fenny Compton, gentleman, Henry Smith of Stratford-upon-Avon, gentleman and Thomas Crane of Warwick, mercer, Executors of the Will of Thomas Combe of Old Stratford, esquire deceased, of the 1st part, Stephen Hales of Snitterfield, esquire of the 2nd part, and Robert Boult of Warwick, gentleman of the 3rd part. Reciting an indenture of 24th June 1656 between Stephen Hales and Thomas Combe whereby Stephen Hales demised to Thomas Combe all that enclosure, pasture ground etc. called the New Leasow into several parts divided, then in the occupation of Stephen Hales and William Meades then dwelling in and upon the said premises, and all appurtenances thereto belonging for 99 years from 27th June 1657 at a rent of one peppercorn as Mortgage security for £424. It was witnessed that the persons of the 1st part at the direction of Stephen Hales and in consideration of £424 paid to them by Robert Boult and also in consideration of £176 paid by Robert Boult to Stephen Hales assigned the said term to Robert Boult. Signed: George Willys, Henry Smith, Thomas. Crane and Ste. Hales. Seals wanting. Witnesses: by Math. Holbecke, Edward Saunders, Wittam Parker, Thomas Edwardes, and by the marks of Thomas Toone and Daniell Knibb.