Hampton Lucy, Old Stratford, Curdworth, Minworth, Saltley, Aston, Sutton Coldfield and Stapenhill, Hartshorne, Stanton, Newhall Oreton on the Hill (all in Derbyshire) and Gresley, Derbyshire.
Attested Copy Indenture of Marriage Settlement between Sir John Clopton of Clopton knight Hugh Clopton esquire second son of the said Sir John Clopton of the 1st part, Thomas Millward of Curdworth esquire Ann his wife and Elizabeth Millward spinster, only daughter of the said Thomas Ann Millward of the 2nd part, Richard Dighton of Clifford Chambers, Gloucestershire esquire and Carew Guidett of Lincoln's Inn, Middlesex esquire of the 3rd part and William Somerville of Edstone alias Edzon esquire Symon Harcoate of the Inner Temple, London esquire of the 4th part whereby Sir John Clopton, Hugh Clopton, Thomas Millward and Ann his wife in consideration of the intended marriage between Hugh Clopton and Elizabeth Millward and of 5/- paid to them by William Somerville and Symon Harcoate, they the said Sir John Clopton, Hugh Clopton, Thomas Millward and Ann his wife granted to William Somerville and Symon Harcoate a messuage in Stratford-upon-Avon called New Place late in the tenure of John Wheeler gentleman, also 3 closes adjoining the Common Field of Old Stratford and Bishopton called Jakeman's Grounds (28 acres),also 3 closes in Clopton, two of which were called Edkins Leasowes and the other of which was called Furzen Hill containing together 50 acres, also part of a close called Grove Leasowe lying near Clopton Park containing 26 acres, also a meadow called Smart's Close (9 acres), also a meadow theretofore called Horne's Close but then called Windmill Ground (21 acres) all which last mentioned hereditaments were situate in Clopton, also a messuage farm with appurtenances in the occupation of Widow White, also another messuage farm etc. in the occupation of Thomas Jeacocke, also a meadow in the occupation of Sir John Clopton all which last mentioned messuages, farms etc. were situate in Ingon and called Hogg Leasowes, Hogg Leasowe Meadow, Poole Leasowes, Poole Leasowe Meadow and Ram Close containing in all 130 acres, also 8 closes theretofore called Sally Closes in the tenure of Henry Tombs and Michael Tombs lying in the Manor of Ryen Clifford and Bridge Town, which closes were then in the occupations and situate as follows :- one close in the occupation of Matthew Collett adjoining a certain farm called Owen's Farm, two other closes in the occupation of John Walne adjoining to certain lands belonging to the Chamber of Stratford-upon-Avon, three other closes in the occupation of Widow Fletcher adjoining Shipston Lane alias Rushbrooke Lane, one other close called Clayhill in the occupation of Samuel Barber and the remaining close in the occupation of Joseph Castle adjoining Owen's Farm, also one fourth part of the Manor and Advowson of Curdworth and Minworth with appurtenances, also lands, messuages, tithes and quit rents with appurtenances more particularly described in Curdworth and Minworth, also in Saltley, Aston juxta Birmingham and Sutton Coldfield, also hereditaments in Stapenhill, Derbyshire more particularly therein described, also the fourth part of the Advowson of Hartshorne Church, Derbyshire, also hereditaments in Stanton and Newhall, Derbyshire more particularly therein described, also a chief rent issuing out of lands belonging to the school of Burton-on-Trent in the Parish of Oreton on the Hill, Leicestershire, also a chief rent in the Parish of Gresley, Derbyshire to hold the said hereditaments as to for and concerning the messuage in Stratford-upon-Avon, Jakeman's Closes, Edkins Leasowes, Grove Leasowe, Smart's Meadow, Horne's Close, Poole Leasowes and a meadow in Ingon in the occupation of Sir John Clopton, also two Sally Closes in the occupations of Matthew Collett and Samuel Barber, also the fourth part of the Manor and Advowson of Curdworth and part of the hereditaments in Curdworth and Minworth, Saltley, Aston and Sutton Coldfield and in Stapenhill, Derbyshire to the uses of Hugh Clopton and his wife Elizabeth for their lives and the survivor of them, remainder to the use of William Somerville and Symon Harcoate in trust to preserve contingent remainders, also as to and concerning the farm at Ingon in the occupation of Widow White and the remaining six of the Sally Closes to the use of Sir John Clopton for life and as to and concerning the fourth part of the Advowson of Hartshorne, Derbyshire, the chief rent issuing out of the lands of the Burton-on-Trent School and part of the hereditaments at Stapenhill, Derbyshire to the use of Thomas Millward and Ann his wife for their lives and the life of the survivor and from and after the deaths of Sir John Clopton, Thomas Millward and Ann his wife all the last mentioned premises to the use of Hugh Clopton for life, remainder to William Somerville and Symon Harcoate on trust to preserve contingent remainders and as to and concerning all the above mentioned premises after the respective deaths of Hugh Clopton and Elizabeth his intended wife, Sir John Clopton and Thomas Millward Ann his wife, to the use of Richard Dighton and Carew Guidett for a term of 500 years upon trusts thereinafter expressed, remainder to the first and other sons successively in tail male of Hugh Clopton and Elizabeth Millward and in default of such issue as to and concerning all the several messuages, farms, lands situate in Stratford-upon-Avon, Clopton, Ingon, Bridge Town and Ryan Clifford also in Saltley, Aston juxta Birmingham, Minworth to the use of Richard Dighton and Carew Guidett for a term of 300 years upon trusts therein after expressed and upon determination thereof to the use of Hugh Clopton and his heirs for ever and as to the residue of the said premises not limited to Richard Dighton and Carew Guidett for a term of 300 years to Richard Dighton and Carew Guidett for a term of 400 years upon trusts thereinafter expressed, remainder to the use of Elizabeth Millward and her heirs for ever. Witnessed by William Grainger, Henry Parker, Thomas Allsopp and Thomas Woolmer. Attested 26th March 1845 by Edward Jellicoise and Matthew Marshall, clerks to Messrs. Cunliffes, Charlewood Bury solicitors, Manchester. Schedule of farms, tenants and rents attached.