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Shottery, Welcombe, Old Stratford, Stratford-upon-Avon, Bishopton Hampton Lucy


Indenture of Release between Radclyffe Sidebottom, one of the Trustees of the Bench of the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple, London of the 1st part, Ann Lloyd of the City of Worcester widow of John Lloyd late of Snitterfield esquire deceased, surviving Guardian, named in the Will of John Lloyd, of the then infant children of John Lloyd of the 2nd part, George Lloyd of Welcombe Lodge esquire, eldest son of the said John Lloyd by Ann his wife of the 3rd part, John Gameliel Lloyd, James Lloyd, Ann Eleanor Lloyd, Charlotte Lloyd and Purefoy Lloyd all the younger children then living of John Lloyd deceased by Ann Lloyd of the 4th part, Theodoro Haultaine of Worcester esquire, Joseph Berwick of Worcester esquire, Thomas Bird of Worcester gentleman and Digby Smith of the Tything of Whitstones, Claines, Worcestershire clerk of the 5th part and Gamaliel Lloyd of Bury St. Edmunds esquire and George Lloyd of Manchester esquire, uncles of the said George Lloyd of the 6th part. Reciting DR 38/1266 DR 38/1248 and reciting the Will of John Lloyd dated 1776, who died on 7th June 1777 leaving George Lloyd, John Gamaliel Lloyd and James Lloyd his sons and Elizabeth, Ann Eleanor, Charlotte and Purefoy Lloyd his daughters, and reciting that the said Will was proved by Gamaliel and George Lloyd, brothers of the Testator and reciting DR 38/1297 DR 38/1298 and that certain provisions had been made for satisfying the jointure of Anne Lloyd and three portions of the persons of the 4th part, it was thereby witnessed that Radcliffe Sidebottom in consideration of 10/- to him paid by Theodoro Haultaine and Joseph Barwick at the direction of the persons of the 2nd 4th parts, conveyed to the said Theodoro Haultaine and Joseph Barwick all that plot of land lying in Shottery Meadow containing 8 acres, 1 rood and 27 perches bounded on the South by the River Avon allotted to Radcliffe Sidebottom in lieu of tithe in Shottery and the premises described in DR 38/1268 also 3 parcels of land containing 72a-1r-20p formerly part of the Common Fields of Old Stratford and Welcombe allotted to John Lloyd of the Award dated 21st January 1775 in lieu of one yard land theretofore purchased by John Lloyd of Simon Cale (see DR 38/1352) also 3 small plots of land containing 2a-2r-22p conveyed to John Lloyd deceased in exchange for lands given on Enclosure in 1775 which last mentioned parcels together contain 75a-0r-2p were then divided into three closes called Upper Greenhill, Lower Greenhill and the Dingles also the other hereditaments described in DR 38/1286 to the use of Ann Lloyd to become a jointure of £500 per annum for her life to the use of Thomas Bird and Digby Smith for 99 years for securing the same, to the use of Gamaliel Lloyd and George Lloyd the uncles for 1000 years upon trust to provide portions for the persons of the 4th part, remainder to the use of George Lloyd the nephew and the heirs male of his body with similar remainders over in default of such issue to John Lloyd and James Lloyd successively, with remainders over as to two third parts to the sisters of George Lloyd the younger in equal shares. Signed by the persons of the first four parts. Sealed. Witnessed by Thomas B. Nott, William parker, Thomas Bird and C. Venner.