Stivichall deeds and papers
Lease and release, the release being a conveyance, from Heneage, Earl of Aylesford, to Arthur Gregory of Stivishall, esq., of a piece of enclosed land called Coxes Croft containing one acre two roods ten perches in Stivishall, bounded on the south west by the road leading from Coventry towards Stoneley, and on all other parts by the lands of the said Arthur, and now in the tenure of John Smart; and in consideration the said Arthur Gregory conveys in exchange to the said Earl of Aylesford a piece of enclosed land called Bird's Croft, containing one acre two perches, in Stivishall bounded on the east side by the said road, on the north west by a road leading from the last-mentioned road to a messuage in the occupation of the said John Smart, on the north east by an orchard of the said Earl of Aylesford in the tenure of the said John Smart and on the south west by a stable and outbuildings and a piece of land belonging to the said Earl and in the tenure of the said John Smart; which piece of land so inclosed is in the tenure of the said John Smart. The said Arthur Gregory also quitclaims to the said Heneage, Earl of Aylesford, all his right in certain enclosed lands called the Wastes in the parish of Stoneley, and to all rents payable by the said Earl or his tenant therefrom. Signed: Aylesford, A. Gregory Two red seals applied on tapes. Witnesses: Edward Sadler, John Wedge.