Old Stratford, Bishopton, Shottery Welcombe
Indenture of bargain and Sale enrolled between John Cooper of White Chapel, Middlesex gentleman (eldest son and heir of John Cooper late of Spittlefields, London weaver deceased who was the eldest son and heir and also devisee named in the Will of Edward Cooper late of Pelham Street, Spittlefields in the Parish of St. Dunstan, Stepney, Middlesex) of the 1st part, John Payton of Stratford-upon-Avon innholder of the 2nd part and Robert Pardoe of Lincoln's Inn gentleman of the 3rd part whereby John Cooper in consideration of £1000 to him paid by John Payton conveyed to John Payton the premises described in DR 38/1202 DR 38/1207 and to the intent that a Common Recovery might be suffered of the premises, it was agreed by John Cooper and John Payton that Robert Pardoe should demand against the said John Payton the said premises in the Court of Common Pleas and that such Recovery should enure to the use and benefit of John Payton. Signed John Cooper and Robert Pardoe. Seal, a swan. Witnessed by John Hopley and William Clark.