Welcombe, Old Stratford, Stratford-upon-Avon, Bishopton and Hampton Lucy
Indentures of Lease and Release, the Release dated 20th February 1768 between John Payton of Stratford-upon-Avon innholder of the 1st part, William Bradford of Bishop's Hampton gentleman of the 2nd part and Edward Howes of Stuchbury, Northamptonshire gentleman of the 3rd part whereby John Payton and William Bradford in consideration of £1200 and 5/- to each respectively paid by Edward Howes conveyed to the said Edward Howes one half and undivided moiety in the premises described in DR 38/1245 subject to a proviso for redemption upon payment of £1200 by John Payton to Edward Howes. Signed John Payton and William Bradford. Sealed. Witnessed by Thomas Freeman, Edward King and Henry Bagshaw Harrison. Lease dated 19th February 1768 for one year of the same property by John Payton and William Bradford to Edward Howes. Signed, sealed and witnessed as before. Bond for £1200 and performance of covenants. Signed by John Payton. Witnessed as before.