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Snitterfield deeds: Phillips of Welcombe


Copy Counterpart Indenture between Stephen Hales of Snitterfield, esquire of the one part, and William Colmore of Warwick, esquire of the other part, Reciting an Indenture dated 7th March 1654 enrolled in Chancery between Stephen Hales and Anne Middleton of the Parish of St. Margarett Lothbury, London, widow of one part and William Colmore of the other part, whereby Stephen Hales and Anne Middleton granted to William Colmore and his heirs for ever lands called Hollow Meadow (150 acres) then in the occupation of Robert Meades, Hugh Meades , Henry Sumner and Michaell Gotheridge. It was witnessed that it was covenanted by Stephen Hales that he and the said Anne Middleton had good right to convey the property described in the said Indenture of 7th March 1654 and that neither he, Anne Middleton nor any person claiming from or under him or from Sir Bartholomew Hales, deceased or Stephen Hales, esquire deceased, grandfather of the said Stephen, party to these presents or by and under Charles Hales, esquire deceased, father of the said Stephen party to these presents (excepting a lease of the premises described to Robert Meade of Luscombe Farme, yeoman and John Meade of Wasperton, yeoman for 11 years from the Feast of the Annunciation 1653 at £30 per annum) and covenant for further assurance by the said Stephen Hales. Witnessed by Walter Smith, John Goodenough, William Justice and John Adams. Attested 17th December 1668 by George Nayle and Edward Berry.