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Covenant to Levy a Fine: Fillongley


Settlement between William Avery the elder of Fillongley, gent., and Margaret his wife and William Avery the younger, son and heir apparent of William Avery the elder, of the one part and Richard Berrisford of Atherston, gent., and Richard Avery of Hurley, gent., of the other part, whereby William Avery the elder and Margaret, his wife, for securing £150 with interest paid by Richard Berrisford to William Avery the elder, as also for settling certain hereditaments, covenanted with Richard Berrisford and Richard Avery and their heirs to levy a Fine of a capital messuage with appurtenances in the occupation of William Avery senior called Black Hall, two crofts adjoining called Calves Crofts and Kitchen Crofts, meadows called Stable Meadow and Wickett meadow, and a close of pasture called Tom Acre, closes called the Buddens, Woolstone Hills, Poole meadow and Beldam Birches, and five acres of arable lying in Didgley fields; all which premises are in Fillongley and in the occupation of William Avery senior; with a cottage in Fillongley in the occupation of John Stone with a croft belonging thereto; to hold to Richard Berrisford and Richard Avery to enure to uses therein more particularly specified. Witnesses: Thomas Caterbank, Martin Whadcocke, Francis Gramer and Thomas Inge.