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Snitterfield deeds: Phillips of Welcombe


Indentures of Lease and Release, the Release dated the 31st December 1765 between the Right Honourable George William, Earl of Coventry of one part and the Reverend Richard Jago, Vicar of Snitterfield, clerk of the other part. Reciting the Act of 5 George III for inclosing the Common Fields of Snitterfield and that the Commissioners therein named had allotted to the said Richard Jago as Vicar land containing 163 acres, 1 rood and 10 perches lying in Further Brooke Field, Waker's Close and Edysmore Meadow in lieu of glebe land and common of pasture of the said Richard Jago in the Common Fields and had also allotted to him a parcel containing 17a-2r-3p in Flax Butt Fields as compensation for Vicarial tithes, also another parcel containing 11a-3r-0p in Flax Butt Fields in lieu of Vicarial tithes of certain ancient inclosures. It was thereby witnessed that the said Earl conveyed to Richard Jago parcels of ancient inclosed land called Nicholas Close (8a-3r-10p), also others containing 32a-2r-23p called Brick Kiln Close, Long Close, West Manasseth, Hill Toms, New Leasow and the North end of Little New Leasow to Richard Jago and his successors for ever in exchange for parcels containing 39a-0r-32p in Flax Butt Field aforesaid and Edysmore Meadow part of the allotment to Richard Jago above described conveyed by Richard Jago to the said Earl. Signed Richard Jago. Seal, a pelican crowned. Witnesses: Samuel Goode and Theo Walford, clerk to Mr. Hunt. Lease dated 30th March [1766] between the same parties of the same property. Signed, sealed and witnessed as in Release.

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    30 Dec 1765-31 Dec 1765

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