Snitterfield deeds: Phillips of Welcombe
Indenture between Edward Cookes of Crombe Dabitot, Worcestershire, gentleman of one part and the Right Honourable Thomas, Earl of Coventrym Viscount Deerhurst, Baron Coventry of Atlesborough of the other part whereby the said Edward Cookes conveyed to the said Earl and his heirs a messuage the greate part whereof hath lately been new built neare the common street in Snitterfield and having the dwelling house of one Thomas Bracy on the West thereof and a close called Barley Close in Snitterfield adjoining the last messuage together with the Fishpond in the same called Barley Close Poole and also so much of the street leading through Snitterfield between the said messuage and the garden wall thereof and the upper end of the yard belonging to the said messuage on the North side of the Street and a certain long brick wall on the South side of the said Street belonging the great house at Snitterfield and extending in length from the further part of the said upper end of the said yard on the Westward to the further end of the said garden wall on the Eastward, also the pews or seats not long erected within the chancel of the Parish Church on the South side, also a messuage situate at the lower end of the Brooke Green in Snitterfield theretofore in the occupation of William Chamberlaine deceased and then of Adam James with appurtenances, also two parts theretofore in the tenure of William Chamberlaine and then in the tenure of Edward Cookes being part of grounds called New Leasows in consideration of a competent sum of money rebated and allowed by the said Earl of Coventry to the said Edward Cookes in an account of him the said Edward Cookes with the said Earl. Signed: Edw. Cookes. Witnesses: George Harris, Will Jackson, Tho. Hands and Samuel Bishop.