Stivichall deeds and papers
Settlement on the marriage of Francis Gregory, esq., a captain in the 10th Regiment of Light Dragoons and son of Arthur Gregory of Stivichall, esq., to Frances Grote of Upper Grosvenor Street in the parish of St. George, Hanover Square, co. Middx., spinster, being a conveyance from the said Arthur Gregory to Joseph Grote of Badgmore, co. Oxon., esq., George Grote of Threadneedle St., banker, and Charles Stirling, esq., a captain in the Navy, for 10 shillings, of an annuity of 200 pounds issuing out of a farm and several closes in Stivichall containing one hundred and thirty acres, in the tenure of Richard Arnold of Comb Fields, grazier, let at an annual rent of 240 pounds, known as the Park Fields and part of the Church Field; and also certain closes called Dry Pit Close, The Paddock, Kevitt's Close and Smart's Grounds, containing forty-six acres and in the occupation of the said Arthur Gregory; to hold the same in trust for the said Francis Gregory for life, and then for the said Frances Grote for life (should she survive him), with reversion to the right heirs of the said Arthur Gregory. Signed: A. Gregory, Francis Gregory, Frances Grote, Joseph Grote, Charles Stirling. Six red seals applied. Witnesses: Thomas Lane, Joseph Dean, Edward Inge junior, John Lea, servant of the said Arthur Gregory.