Feoffment with warranty from Thomas Edkins alias Mathewes of Tanworth shoemaker, eldest son and heir of John Edkins alias Mathewes, late of Tanworth, shoemaker, deceased, and John Edkins alias Mathewes of Birmingham butcher, second son of the said John, to Edward Edkins alias Mathewes of Tanworth husbandman, third son of the said John, for 52s. and to perform a bond of 4 June 1659 from thomas Edkins to John Edkins the son and Edward Edkins in the penal sum of £16 of 2 lands of arable ground, formerly one selion with a pike adjoining the same, lying together in Heanfeild in Tanworth, in breadth between lands of Sir Simon Archer on both sides and butting to the west on a headland of the said Sir Simon and east to Blakemore brook, then in the tenure of John Bennett; to hold for ever from the chief lord of the fee for due and customary service. Signed: Thomas Mathewes, John Edkins alias Mathewes by mark. Dated 31 March 14 Charles II. Witnesses, endorsed, to signing and livery of seisin: John Chambers, Humphrey Fitter, John Yardley, servant of the said Humphrey. 1, Circular seal of red wax on tag, 1/2 in. 2, Circular seal of red wax on tag, 1/2 in., a bird. Memorandum, endorsed: that John Edkins alias Mathewes the father purchased these lands by deed dated 19 may 16 Charles I 1640 and by a fine of Michaelmas term following from Hugh Wagstaffe and others. English, parchment, 27.5 x 12 ins., indented.