Back to results




Conveyance by lease and release from John Butwell of Tanworth yeoman and Elizabeth his wife to Andrew Archer of Umberslade Hall for £150 of 3 closes, one of which was then a coppice, lying together in Tanworth, bounded on all sides by lands of the said Andrew called Aylesbury land, containing 10 acres, formerly being one close and a meadow called Warners in the tenure of the said John Butwell, reciting nos. 1943 and 1969; to hold for ever. Signed: John Butwell, Elizabeth Butwell by mark. Dated 27 28 April 7 George I. 1721. Witnesses, endorsed: J. Hall, Edmund Makepeace. 2 circular seals of red wax applied on parchment, 1/2 in., a lion's head erased. Endorsed: [18th cent] Lease and Releas from John Buttwick for lands near Aylesbury Land Purchase money 150£. [contemp] receipt for £150. Witnesses: J. Hall, Edmund Makepeace. English, parchment, lease - 15.5 x 12 ins.,indented., release - 31.5 x 26.25 ins., indented.