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Corley deeds and papers


Reinfeoffment in trust from William Stanhurste of Drayton Bassett, co. Staffs. yeoman, to Richard Shewall of Nuneaton, gent., and Thomas Whadcocke of Weford, co. Staffs., of all his right and title to a furlong called the Church-furlonge with one backside pertaining thereto adjoining the churchyard of Corley, in the tenure of Basil Smyth, clerk; also to a close called the Church lande containing 4 acres and lying in Corley, in the tenure of Ralph Forde; to hold for such uses as are contained in the original feoffment, William Stanhurste being the sole surviving feoffee. Signed: William Stanihurst, by mark. Seal on tag: defaced. Witnesses: Henry Colles, Richard Swynfen, Thomas Boys.