Snitterfield, Hampton Lucy and Wolverton deeds: Phillips of Welcombe
Indentures of Lease and Release, the Release dated the 26th March 1729 between Hugh Clopton of Stratford-upon-Avon, esquire and Richard Dighton late of Clifford but now of Milcote, Gloucestershire, esquire of one part and John Palmer of the Middle Temple, London, gentleman and Elizabeth Palmer spinster (sister of the said John Palmer) of the other part whereby the capital messuage called the Wolds alias the Old and a cottage, tenement, orchard etc. and quarter yard lands lying in the Common Fields, a close divided into two parts called the Ruffe, others called Broadfields, Broom Close, Galloway Field, Wawfield, Stock Leasow, Home Meadow, Dawkins, the Rudgeways or Ridgeways, Oaty Pens (2 closes), Little Wawfields, Parnells Meadow, Green Penns Meadow, Joan's Pitt Close with The Rick Close thereto adjoining, two Closes called Brook Furlongs with a little meadow thereto adjoining, Lane Close then late in the occupation of Samuel Bateman and Thomas Man together with lands in the Parishes of Hampton Lucy and Wolverton more particularly described in the Indenture dated 15th June 1729 recited on the 3rd 4th membranes of this Indenture (except meadow at Wolverton) were conveyed by the persons of the 1st part as Trustees of the Will of Thomas Stanton to John Palmer, devisee of Thomas Stanton (subject to the payment to Elizabeth Palmer of £500 as required by the said Will of Thomas Stanton upon acquisition of such lands), and also as to the meadow at Wolverton to Elizabeth Palmer devisee of Thomas Stanton (of the said meadow and £500 charged upon the lands devised to John Palmer). Acknowledgement by Elizabeth Palmer of the receipt of the legacy of £500 from John Palmer. Signed: Hugh Clopton, Richard Dighton, John Palmer and Elizabeth Palmer. Seal, a Tudor Rose. Witnesses: James Wright, William Jervis, James Woolmer and Thomas Woolmer. Lease dated 25th March by Hugh Clopton and Richard Dighton to John Elizabeth Palmer of the same property for one year. Signed: Hugh Clopton and Richard Dighton. Sealed and witnessed as before.