Wolverton, Stratford-upon-Avon, Old Stratford, Loxley, Bishopton, Tanworth and Wootton Wawen
Attested Copy Lease and Release, the Release dated 22nd October 1802 between John Morgan of Sambourne, steward to Sir John Throckmorton gent of one part and William Priest of Fillongley gent - Joseph Harding of Solihull gent of the other part reciting Indentures of Bargain and Sale inrolled in Chancery dated 14th August 1800 made between Richard Gresley esquire, Matthew Payne - William Payne gentlemen of one part and John Morgan, William Priest - Joseph Harding of the other part reciting therein the Bankruptcy of Charles Henry Hunt scrivener, banker, dealer and chapman, and that Richard Gresley, Matthew Payne (the elder), William Payne, Joseph Lavender esquire and John Byrkin Bellamy gentleman were appointed Commissioners in that behalf (with power to any three or more of them to act in that behalf) and reciting that Charles Henry Hunt was seised of the hereditaments described in DR 38/1052 - DR 38/1071 (as also hereditaments in Stratford-upon-Avon, Old Stratford, Loxley, Bishopton, Tanworth and Wootton Wawen) and that the said John Morgan, William Priest - Joseph Harding had been appointed assignees of the estate of the said Charles Henry Hunt and that all the real property of the said Charles Henry Hunt had been conveyed by the said Commissioners to the said John Morgan, William Priest - Joseph Harding upon trust for the creditors of the said Charles Henry Hunt, and reciting that the John Morgan was not himself a creditor of Charles Henry Hunt and would not have accepted the office of assignee but at the particular desire of his father in law John Wilks of Coughton gentleman since deceased, who was a creditor of the said Charles Henry Hunt and the said John Morgan having his time then principally occupied by his farm consented so to do, and reciting that no dividend had been paid under the Commission and that the said John Morgan had never been possessed of any property of the Bankrupt6, and that having been chosen sole Steward to Sir John Throckmorton baronet whose estates were extensive and that the father of the said John Morgan having become old and infirm was incapable of managing his own affairs which had therefore devolved upon the said John Morgan, which together with the management of his own farm precluded him from taking part in the investigation and concerns of the said Bankrupt, and reciting the death of John Wilks and that , he the said John Morgan was desirous of being discharged of the said office of Assignee in Bankruptcy, and reciting that upon Petition to the Court, the said John Morgan was discharged from being Assignee and it was ordered that John Morgan should release to his Co-assignees in Bankruptcy his interest in the said hereditaments, it was thereby witnessed that John Morgan, n consideration of 10/- paid to him by William Priest and Joseph Harding, conveyed to the said William Priest and Joseph Harding his interest in the hereditaments of the said Charles Henry Hunt in trust for the creditors of Charles Henry Hunt. Witnessed by John Rayment of Worcester apothecary and John Reeve junior of Studley. Attested by Thomas Greenway and Thomas Clements, clerks to Mr. Mason attorney of Coventry. Copy Lease dated 21st October 1802 for one year of the same property by John Morgan to William Priest and Joseph Harding. Witnessed as before.