Attested Copy of Covenant to Levy a Fine: Nollands and Sidenalls, Honington
Attested Copy of indenture dated 19 April 1740, between Edward Gibbs of Old Stratford, esq. (eldest son and heir of Edward Gibbs the younger, deceased, which said Edward Gibbs the younger was eldest son and heir of Edward Gibbs the elder, deceased, who was one of the brothers and devisee of Thomas Gibbs of Dartmouth, co. Devon, esq., deceased) and Agnes, his wife of the first part, Robert Gardner of London, gent. of the second part, and Samuel Tyler of Shottery, esq. of the third part, whereby, for the purpose of barring all estates tail etc. and for settling and assuring the same to Edward Gibbs (party thereto), they, the said Edward Gibbs and Agnes his wife, covenanted with Robert Gardner to levy a fine upon hereditaments in Honington called Sidenalls Furze, Nollands, Nollands House, Pool Meadow, the Garden Piece, Nollands Meadow, Clerkes Leys, Longlands, St. Dennis' Meadow and one other meadow, such fine to enure to the use of Robert Gardner and his heirs to the intent that he might be tenant of the premises in an action for recovery of the same, wherein it was agreed that Samuel Tyler should be demandant and Edward Gibbs vouchee, and that such recovery should enure to the use of Edward Gibbs and his heirs for ever. Witnesses: William Keyt, T. Charles Keyt, John Ward, Francis Flight, Thomas Clarke and T. Fletcher. Attested, 29 August 1812, by Henry Hitchmough and W. Woolston, clerks to Mr. Golby, Solicitor of Banbury. See also ER3/2090-2092, ER3/2093-2096 ER3/2097-2100.