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Stoneleigh deeds and papers


Bond from Simon Yeate of Rabbecrofte below Kingeshull, yeoman, to Thomas Greswolde of Kenellworthe, miller, in the penal sum of 30 pounds, to secure peaceable possession of a messuage, certain closes called Rabbecroftes and three water mills in Stonley, leased to the said Simon Yeate by Arthur Gregorye, esq., by indenture dated 29 September 25 Elizabeth [nos. 1005-6] for 21 years, rendering annually 10 pounds, and the best beast as a heriot, with suit of court yearly at the manor of Kingeshull, alias Hallinhull; and which lease was assigned by the said Simon Yeate to the said Thomas Greswolde on 6 July 1594, for the residue of the said term. Signed: Simon Yeate Witnesses: Edmund Gregory, Thomas Ashton, Edward Hill, Francis Grammer Fragment of red seal on tongue, tie lost. Endorsed: a bond for perfarmentes of covinantes of Grisiles Milles [LG]