Further Marriage Settlement: Halford
Lease and Release (with Counterpart Release) being a further settlement on the marriage of Elizabeth Rowney of Halford, spinster, sole daughter and heir of Arthur Rowney, late of Halford, gent., deceased, to Nathaniel Mason of Stratford-upon-Avon, gent., whereby Elizabeth Rowney, in consideration of a jointure settled upon her by ER3/2307-2309, conveyed to Thomas Townsend of Alveston, gent., and Richard Bartlett of Stratford-upon-Avon, apothecary, the premises described in ER3/2295-2296; to hold to the use of the said Elizabeth for life, with remainder to the use of Nathaniel Mason for life, and then to Elias Webb the elder of Sherborne, gent., and Joseph Freeman of Bridge Town in Old Stratford, innholder, in trust to preserve remainders as described in ER3/2303. Covenant by the said Elizabeth to levy a fine of the said premises to Thomas Townsend and Richard Bartlett to the uses therein before limited. Witnesses: Mary Townsend and John Baker. See also ER3/2313-2315.