Welcombe, Old Stratford, Stratford-upon-Avon, Bishopton Hampton Lucy
Indentures of Lease and Release, the Release dated 21st December 1786 between William Eaves of Stratford-upon-Avon gentleman of the 1st part, John Payton late of Stratford-upon-Avon but then of Shottery gentleman (only son and heir at law of John Payton late of Stratford-upon-Avon innholder deceased, his late father) of the 2nd part and Samuel Wright of Shipston-on-Stour, Worcestershire gentleman of the 3rd part. Reciting DR 38/1251, DR 38/1257, DR 38/1248 DR 38/1259, and reciting DR 38/1261, it was thereby witnessed that William Eaves (at the direction of John Payton) and in consideration of £2940 paid to him by Samuel Wright and in consideration of £1560 paid by Samuel Wright to John Payton conveyed (at the direction of John Payton) the premises described in DR 38/1245 DR 38/1257 to Samuel Wright subject to a proviso for redemption upon repayment of £4500 by John Payton to Samuel Wright and it was further witnessed that John Payton for better securing the said sum of £4500 paid by Samuel Wright conveyed to the said Samuel Wright a messuage (formerly two messuages) in Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon adjoining the stables etc. of the White Lion Inn, the property of John Payton, which said messuage was then in the occupation of William Irvin, which messuage was theretofore part of the estate of one Samuel Dennitt deceased afterwards of Dorothy Bagg and Henry Dennitt who sold the same to John Payton deceased and his heirs also of several cottages in Henley Street adjoining the White Lion Inn in the occupations of John Martin, William Minshull, Simon Doughty and William Rhodes afterwards of Edward Lightfoot, Daniel Field, Daniel Hobbis and Thomas Rogers and then of William Warrilowe, William Grimnett, ---- Summer and ----- also a plot of ground whereon a barn formerly stood on the East of the said messuage then lately purchased by John Payton from Thomas Hunt and Ben Smith subject to a proviso for redemption upon repayment of £4500 by John Payton to Samuel Wright. Signed William Eaves and John Payton. Seal, a stag's head. Witnessed by Charles Henry Hunt and Thomas Smith, clerk to Mr. Hunt. Lease dated 20th December 1786 for one year by William Eaves and John Payton to Samuel Wright of the premises described above. Bond dated 21st December 1786 between John Payton to William Eaves for £4500. Signed John Payton. Sealed and witnessed as before. See ER 3/2458 for Counterpart Release.