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Lease from George Hands of the borough of Stratford-upon-Avon, maulster, to Andrew Archer of Tanworth, esquire, and Thomas Darte of Milcote, gentleman, for 5s. of a yeardland and a quarter being part of a yardland and three-quarters of arable land, meadow and pasture ground in the common fields of Old Stratford, Shottery and Welcomb, now in the tenure of the said George Hands, all which the said George Hands purchased from Mary Lyndon, widow, and John Lacy and Hannah his wife, reserving to the said George Hands eight leys in the same place called the Ham in the common field of Old Stratford; to hold for a year at a peppercorn rent Signed: George Hands Dated: 19 May 1702. 1 Anne Witnesses, endorsed: Edward Goudge, Edmund Lacy, Thomas Sanders Tag for seal English, parchment, 221/2 x 14 in. indented