Stivichall deeds and papers
Lease from John Gregory of Stivechall, alias Stichall, gent. to Elizabeth Gregory of the same, his sister, of a messuage with garden, orchard and close in Stivechall and a yard land in the common fields of Stivechall, now in the tenure of Edward Garrett, husbandman; also a messuage, with a garden, orchard and two closes belonging to it in Stivechall and three quarternes of a yard land in the common fields of Stivechall, in the tenure of Thomas Smyth, husbandman; to hold the same from the feast of the Annunciation last, for life, rendering annually 4 pounds (2 terms); and the said Elizabeth is to maintain the said property at her own expense. Dated: 22 April, 15 James I Signed: John Gregory Tag and seal lost. Witnesses on dorso: John Clarke, mercer, John Lax, Thomas Clarke, Edmund Godfrey (by mark), Edward Garrett (by mark), Thomas Smith (by mark), Nicholas Chambers, scrivener. Endorsed: Elizabeth Astleys lease for life.